OS dependencies

LIBRE supports Spatial queries as such is dependant on several libraries that are installed at the OS level.

If using Ubuntu Linux install the required libraries with:

$ sudo apt-get install libgdal-dev -y

On OSX using MacPorts:

$ sudo port install geos
$ sudo port install gdal

Proceed to install the actual files of LIBRE:

Using pip

Via pip Python packager installer

$ pip install libre
$ syncdb --migrate
$ cat <<'EOF' >
$ runserver --pythonpath=.

From GitHub

By cloning the code from the GitHub repository:

$ git clone
$ cd libre
$ virtualenv venv
$ source venv/bin/activate
$ pip install -r libre/requirements.txt
$ ./ syncdb --migrate
$ cat <<'EOF' >
$ ./ runserver

Docker container

Or by using Yamir Encarnacion’s Docker container:

Use this to build a new image, tagged for easier reuse

$ sudo docker build -t yencarnacion/libre-docker

Running the container

$ sudo docker run -d -p 8000:8000 yencarnacion/libre-docker

The default username and password for the Docker image are: Username: admin | Password: libre

Once up and running go to <your ip>:8000 in your browser to use LIBRE.