Ubuntu – the easiest way to install PostGIS


What is the easiest way to install postgis on Ubuntu Server 11.10?

apt-get install ...

Best Answer

this package is not available in the official repository so you can use a ppa for a quick and dirty installation.


for Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric the packages are only available in the unstable version of this PPA, to install and use this ppa

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntugis/ubuntugis-unstable

to update your software list and install the package you are interested of

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install postgis
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