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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.
  
 
== History ==
 
== History ==
  
'''ArchMap''' was originally created by [[User:xterminus|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. The latest versions of his maps can still be viewed [[ArchMap/Old_Maps|here]].
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'''ArchMap''' was originally created by [[User: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.
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When Google Earth for Linux was released, [[User:brain0]] recreated the project.
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The third version of ArchMap was based on Google Maps.
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The current version was started by [[User:Alux]] with help from [[User:Kyrias]] and [[User:Fsckd]].
  
When Google Earth for Linux was released, [[User:brain0|brain0]] recreated the project.
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=== Screenshots ===
  
== Google Earth Map ==
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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
  
ArchMap is now available as Google Earth .kmz file maintained by [[User:brain0|brain0]]. You can download it [http://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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== archmap ==
  
You can add the coordinates to Google Earth permanently:
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{{ic|[https://github.com/guyfawcus/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.
* Right click on "My Places"
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{{Note|1=ArchMap is currently under development on [https://github.com/guyfawcus/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/guyfawcus/ArchMap/issues create an issue] in the repository.}}
* Go to Add -> Network Link
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The documentation is hosted by [http://archmap.readthedocs.io readthedocs.org].
* Enter ArchMap into the ''Name'' field and put the above link into the ''URL'' field. Then press OK.
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== Maps ==
  
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 as well as the re-formatted ''[https://archwomen.org/media/archmap/archmap-users.txt raw list]'' that are made by {{ic|archmap}}. These files are updated four times a day at 00:00, 06:00, 12:00 and 18:00 UTC [https://archwomen.org/wiki/aw-tech:archmap#files] 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.
* [http://dev.archlinux.org/~thomas/archmap/archmap_europe.png Europe]
 
* [http://dev.archlinux.org/~thomas/archmap/archmap_us.png US]
 
* [http://img32.imageshack.us/img32/1324/fhfdhu.jpg South America]
 
Of course, to view everything you will still need Google Earth.
 
  
== List yourself ==
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=== Google Earth ===
  
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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You can add the coordinates to Google Earth permanently:
  
The maps are regenerated whenever there has been some activity on the list.
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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''.
  
=== Finding your coordinates ===
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You can refresh the data by right-clicking the ArchMap folder and selecting ''Refresh''.
  
Find your coordinates at
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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
  
* You can determine them easily inside Google Earth
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[https://data.dopsi.ch/archmap This map] is updated daily (around 10:00am UTC) using the [http://github.com/guyfawcus/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://www.multimap.com/ multimap.com] (numbers are in brackets under the map)
 
US Residents may also use
 
* [http://tiger.census.gov/cgi-bin/mapbrowse-tbl census.gov] (go to bottom and enter zipcode)
 
  
== Other Maps ==
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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.
  
For the record, there is also a Frappr map: http://www.frappr.com/archlinux
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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 13:27, 26 October 2018

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

History

ArchMap was originally created by User: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, User:brain0 recreated the project.

The third version of ArchMap was based on Google Maps.

The current version was started by User:Alux with help from User:Kyrias and User: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 as well as the re-formatted raw list that are made by archmap. These files are updated four times a day at 00:00, 06:00, 12:00 and 18:00 UTC [1] 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.

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.

User Generated Maps

This map created by Eray Aydın on 24.08.2016

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.

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.

List yourself

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