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Building a gazetteer table from KML files

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Geoscience Australia has a freely downloadable gazetteer of Australian placenames with more than 370 000 entries. The download is a .zip file (83 mb) containing a user guide together with placenames data in GML, KML and Microsoft Access (.mdb) formats. What I wanted from all that data was a simple…

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The 25 biggest events in Linux's 25-year history

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How To Completely Disable Mouse Acceleration

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Getting Started with Apache ModSecurity on Debian and Ubuntu

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