Tag: Geodatabase

How to increase swap space and install GeoNode in Ubuntu 14.04

How to increase swap space and install GeoNode in Ubuntu 14.04

Applications, General, GeoIT, Integrations, Tutorial
The quick installation guide of GeoNode  not that smooth, you are going to experience some challenges on the PostgreSQL locales. This tutorial will guide you especially when installing GeoNode on a server with less than minimum requirements. Installing GeoNode requires intensive resources on a local machine or even on the server. Mainly because of GeoServer which requires a minimum of 1GB RAM to operate. If your machine or server has less than 1GB RAM, one can increase swap space to accommodate the operating requirements for GeoServer and GeoNode modules. Steps  #Check memory size $ free -m #Check harddisk space $ df -h #Create swapfile $ sudo fallocate -l 9G /swapfile && chmod 600 /swapfile && sudo mkswap /swapfile && sudo swapon /swapfile &