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The '''ArchMap''' project creates a map of Arch Linux users all over the world.
 
The '''ArchMap''' project creates a map of Arch Linux users all over the world.
  
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When Google Earth for Linux was released, [[User:brain0|brain0]] recreated the project.
 
When Google Earth for Linux was released, [[User:brain0|brain0]] recreated the project.
  
The third version of ArchMap is based on Google Maps. This project is still active.
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The third version of ArchMap was based on Google Maps.
  
== Google Maps ==
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The current version was started by [[User:Alux|alux]] with help from [[User:Kyrias|kyrias]] and [[User:Fsckd|fsckd]].
  
You can find it here: [http://archmap.hekko.pl/ ArchMap]<br>
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=== Screenshots ===
ArchMap should always be up-to-date. Scripts on server regenerate [http://archmap.hekko.pl/usermap3.kml KML file] daily. Obviously you can download this file and load it in Google Earth.
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If you have any suggestions please post them [https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=22518&p=2 here].
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Here are some screenshots of how it used to look:
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* [http://archive.today/AZELb Europe] - 2006
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* [http://archive.today/aQwag US] - 2006
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* [http://archive.today/HIlLi South America] - 2009
  
== Google Earth Map ==
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== archmap ==
  
ArchMap is now available as Google Earth .kmz file maintained by [[User:brain0|brain0]]. You can download it [https://dev.archlinux.org/~thomas/archmap/archmap.kmz here] (last updated 02.09.2009, but it doesn't work - I hadn't updated this since 2009, if anyone can figure out what's wrong, tell me '''FIX:''' The Problem was the "&" in the entry from Bosnia&Herzegovina. I fixed the entry to "Bosnia and Herzegovina" on the wiki, now you just need to regenerate the kml from that).
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{{ic|[https://github.com/maelstrom59/ArchMap/blob/master/archmap.py archmap]}} is a python script that can generate ''GeoJSON'', ''KML'' and ''CSV'' files by parsing [[ArchMap/List#List|this list]] of Arch Linux users.
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{{Note|1=ArchMap is currently under development on [https://github.com/maelstrom59/ArchMap GitHub]. If you have any suggestions, please [https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=22518&p=2 post them] in the forums or [https://github.com/maelstrom59/ArchMap/issues create an issue] in the repository.}}
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The documentation is hosted by [http://archmap.readthedocs.io readthedocs.org].
  
You can add the coordinates to Google Earth permanently:
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== Maps ==
* Right click on "My Places"
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* Go to Add -> Network Link
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* Enter ArchMap into the ''Name'' field and put the above link into the ''URL'' field. Then press OK.
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You can refresh the data by right-clicking the ArchMap folder and selecting "Refresh".
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[https://archwomen.org/wiki/aw-tech:archmap Arch Women] host pre-generated ''[https://archwomen.org/media/archmap/archmap.geojson GeoJSON]'', ''[https://archwomen.org/media/archmap/archmap.kml KML]'' and ''[https://archwomen.org/media/archmap/archmap.csv CSV]'' files that are made by {{ic|archmap}}, these files are updated daily and are used to make the maps below.
  
=== Screenshots ===
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=== OpenStreetMap ===
  
These are some screenshots to demonstrate how it looks:
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geojson.io is ''"a fast, simple tool to create, change, and publish maps"'', it uses OpenStreetMap as a base-layer. [http://geojson.io/#data=data:text/x-url,https://archwomen.org/media/archmap/archmap.geojson This link] will pull the ''GeoJSON'' file from the Arch Women server and open it up for editing on the site.
* [https://dev.archlinux.org/~thomas/archmap/archmap_europe.png Europe]
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* [https://dev.archlinux.org/~thomas/archmap/archmap_us.png US]
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* [http://img32.imageshack.us/img32/1324/fhfdhu.jpg South America]
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Of course, to view everything you will still need Google Earth.
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== List yourself ==
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Some other renderings of the data are hosted by [https://alux.cartodb.com/viz/c1cd0e2a-5af7-11e4-afcd-0e9d821ea90d/embed_map CartoDB] and [https://a.tiles.mapbox.com/v3/alux.hclg4eg0/page.html?secure=1#4/39.63/-104.91 MapBox]. However, these may be out of date as they have to be updated manually by [[User:Alux|alux]] importing the ''GeoJSON'' file.
  
Go to the [[ArchMap/List|ArchMap List page]] and use the '''Edit''' button to add yourself to the World Map. Use decimal coordinates; positive numbers mean north and east, negative numbers mean south and west, resp. The comment is optional.
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=== Google Earth ===
  
The maps are regenerated whenever there has been some activity on the list.
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You can add the coordinates to Google Earth permanently:
  
=== Finding your coordinates ===
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* Right click on ''My Places''
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* Go to ''Add'' -> ''Network Link''
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* Enter "ArchMap" into the ''Name'' field and put {{ic|https://archwomen.org/media/archmap/archmap.kml}} into the ''Link'' field, then press ''OK''.
  
Find your coordinates at
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You can refresh the data by right-clicking the ArchMap folder and selecting ''Refresh''.
  
* You can determine them easily inside Google Earth or Google Maps (see [[ArchMap/List|ArchMap List page]])
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=== Daily updated map ===
* [http://www.multimap.com/ multimap.com] (numbers are in brackets under the map)
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US Residents may also use
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[https://data.dopsi.ch/archmap This map] is updated daily (around 10:00am UTC) using the [http://github.com/maelstrom59/ArchMap ArchMap] script. The KML data used to render the map is available [https://data.dopsi.ch/archmap/archmap.kml here], the raw users list [https://data.dopsi.ch/archmap/users.txt here].
* [http://tiger.census.gov/cgi-bin/mapbrowse-tbl census.gov] (go to bottom and enter zipcode)
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=== User Generated Maps ===
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[https://api.mapbox.com/styles/v1/erayaydin/cis93dj9j001v2xuge20kuq0h.html?fresh=true&title=true&access_token=pk.eyJ1IjoiZXJheWF5ZGluIiwiYSI6ImNpczdxMG1pNDAwMmYyb2xqY2Y1NXB5ZDUifQ.TUVUVEtsW6MHYsybhpZ3-w#5.32/38.578/32.784 This map] created by Eray Aydın on 24.08.2016
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== List yourself ==
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Go to the [[ArchMap/List|ArchMap List page]], follow the instructions, then use the ['''edit'''] button to add yourself to the map.

Latest revision as of 17:58, 7 September 2016

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The ArchMap project creates a map of Arch Linux users all over the world.

History

ArchMap was originally created by xterminus. He created jpeg files that could be downloaded from this page. However, he didn't have the time to maintain them anymore, so he dropped the project.

When Google Earth for Linux was released, brain0 recreated the project.

The third version of ArchMap was based on Google Maps.

The current version was started by alux with help from kyrias and fsckd.

Screenshots

Here are some screenshots of how it used to look:

archmap

archmap is a python script that can generate GeoJSON, KML and CSV files by parsing this list of Arch Linux users.

Note: ArchMap is currently under development on GitHub. If you have any suggestions, please post them in the forums or create an issue in the repository.

The documentation is hosted by readthedocs.org.

Maps

Arch Women host pre-generated GeoJSON, KML and CSV files that are made by archmap, these files are updated daily and are used to make the maps below.

OpenStreetMap

geojson.io is "a fast, simple tool to create, change, and publish maps", it uses OpenStreetMap as a base-layer. This link will pull the GeoJSON file from the Arch Women server and open it up for editing on the site.

Some other renderings of the data are hosted by CartoDB and MapBox. However, these may be out of date as they have to be updated manually by alux importing the GeoJSON file.

Google Earth

You can add the coordinates to Google Earth permanently:

You can refresh the data by right-clicking the ArchMap folder and selecting Refresh.

Daily updated map

This map is updated daily (around 10:00am UTC) using the ArchMap script. The KML data used to render the map is available here, the raw users list here.

User Generated Maps

This map created by Eray Aydın on 24.08.2016

List yourself

Go to the ArchMap List page, follow the instructions, then use the [edit] button to add yourself to the map.