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starterkit, based on GeoNode

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Geoinformation Enabling Toolkit (GET-IT)
(formerly RITMARE StarterKit)

If you just want to install GET-IT, it is recommended to use Ubuntu 12.04.


1. GeoNode (version 2.0.x)
2. 52 North SOS (version 4.0.0 or 4.1.0)

GeoNode Installation

Install geonode from PPA in Ubuntu 12.04::

$ sudo apt-get install python-software-properties

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:geonode/release

$ sudo apt-get update

$ sudo apt-get install geonode

Setup the IP address and create a superuser::

$ sudo geonode-updateip

$ geonode createsuperuser

52 North SOS Installation
Follow the instructions (for SOS version 4.x) at

Just a note: GET-IT expects to find a webapp named "observations".
So, before "Install and configure Tomcat",
rename the 52n-sos-webapp.war into observations.war into observations.war

GET-IT Installation

Install SK from archive file

$ sudo pip install starterkit

Rename the to and edit it's content by setting the SITEURL and SITENAME.

Edit the file /etc/apache2/sites-available/geonode and change the following directive from:

WSGIScriptAlias / /var/www/geonode/wsgi/geonode.wsgi


WSGIScriptAlias / /usr/local/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/geosk/ # path to geosk/

Restart apache::

$ sudo service apache2 restart

Edit the templates in geosk/templates, the css and images to match your needs.

Syncdb and collectstatic::

$ sk syncdb

$ sk collectstatic

Register a "fully qualified domain name" (FQDN), then configure the starterkit::

$ sk-updateip your-FQDN

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