QGIS Geographic Information System – How to install QGIS on Ubuntu

QGIS is a free open source geographic information system application for Windows, MacOS, Android, and Linux. It is released under the GNU General Public License. QGIS can display a combination of vector and raster data in a variety of formats. Supports PostGIS, SpatiaLite, MS SQL Spatial, Oracle Spatial, GeoPackage, ESRI Shapefile, MapInfo, SDTS, GML, GeoTIFF, ERDAS IMG, ArcInfo ASCII GRID, JPEG, PNG, WMS, WMTS, WCS, WFS, WFS-T I will. ODS, XLSX. It also comes with plugin support to extend its functionality.

Includes built-in QGIS browser, DB manager, print layout, reports, bookmarks and annotation tools. You can also create, edit, manage and export vector and raster layers in several formats in QGIS. It allows you to use a web server to publish data over the WMS, WCS, and WFS protocols on the Internet.

Install QGIS on Ubuntu

QGIS is available as a flatpak package and a native Ubuntu installation.

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Install QGIS via Flatpak:

To install the Flatpak package on ubuntu, you must first install the Flatpak and Flathub on your system. If not, follow the tutorial below to install and set up flatpak on your system. After installation, just restart your PC.

Open a terminal (ctrl + alt + t) and run the QGIS flatpak installation command.

flatpak install flathub org.qgis.qgis

Then run QGIS with the following command:

flatpak run org.qgis.qgis

Install QGIS:

Execute the following command in the terminal.

sudo apt install gnupg software-properties-common
wget -qO - https://qgis.org/downloads/qgis-2020.gpg.key | sudo gpg --no-default-keyring --keyring gnupg-ring:/etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/qgis-archive.gpg --import
sudo chmod a+r /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/qgis-archive.gpg
sudo add-apt-repository "deb https://qgis.org/debian `lsb_release -c -s` main"
sudo apt update
sudo apt install qgis qgis-plugin-grass

that’s it.

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