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Building a gazetteer table from KML files

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Geoscience Australia has a freely downloadable gazetteer of Australian placenames with more than 370 000 entries. The download is a .zip file (83 mb) containing a user guide together with placenames data in GML, KML and Microsoft Access (.mdb) formats. What I wanted from all that data was a simple…

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The True Measure of a Successful Open Source Project

Linux.com: A question I get a lot is, “What makes an open source software project successful?”

Samsung's first open-source conference kicks off, with Tizen on its mind

 NetworkWorld: The inaugural Samsung Open-Source Conference opens Tuesday morning in Seoul, with keynotes from well-known figures in the open source world and a hackathon focused on Tizen

Prototyping board for Raspberry Pi Camera Module hits Kickstarter

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Linux Mint 17.1 to Be Called "Rebecca"

 softpedia: The Linux Mint developers have decided to announce the name of the next version of their distro, 17.1, and it's going to be "Rebecca."

Mark All Upgrades in Synaptic on Linux Mint 17

 tuxtweaks: The following will show how to restore the Mark All Upgrades button to Synaptic in Linux Mint 17.

Facebook's TODO project is a big push to evolve the world of open source

 NetworkWorld: Facebook has partnered with several large companies to kick off a new project called TODO that aims to improve the way open source software is developed and consumed.

Linux Top 3: Fedora 21 Delayed, SystemRescueCD and Raspian Update

LinuxPlanet: There is saying that used to be commonly attributed to when Debian Linux distributions would be released. That saying is - "it's done, when it's done."

WordPress Resets 100,000 Passwords After Google Account Leak

eWEEK: As it turns out, although Google itself didn't see much impact, the exposure from the 5 million accounts is broader than just Google.

How to use Twitter in a Linux terminal with Rainbow Stream

 xmodulo: There are many native Twitter clients available on Linux platforms

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