Introduction to GIS Using Open Source Software
6th 7th edition (July 20152016)
QGIS Software for Download
The manual was written for QGIS version 2.8 14 (Wien)Essen), a Long Term Release version. Because there are enough differences between versions you should download and install 2.8 14 if you are taking the workshop.
- MS Windows users: QGIS 2.8 14 (32 bit) - or - QGIS 2.8 14 (64 bit)
- MAC users (OS X Mountain Lion and newer): Download and install GDAL Complete 1.11 Frameworks 1st, Matplotlib 2nd, and the dmg image QGIS 2.8 3rd14.
- Linux users should consult the QGIS download page and follow the instructions to download the 2.8 14 release version for your distro.
The QGIS website defaults gives you the option to the most recent release version for downloading (as of July 2016, 2.14 Essen is the most recent release)download the Latest Release or Long Term Release - this workshop always uses the Long Term Release.