Googleearth startup problems video

SILVA Luis lacsilva at
Fri Nov 9 14:58:28 UTC 2007

On Friday, 9 de November de 2007 13:51, Mark Fraser wrote:
> On Friday 09 November 2007 01:11:20 Ralph De Witt wrote:
> > Hi all:
> > I installed the ATI driver using Envy and googleearth from the medibuntu
> > repositories. When I try to start googleearth it says it is initializing
> > but never starts. If I start it from a console window it complains about
> > a missing DRI extension in X org. I do not see DRI mentioned any where in
> > XOrg.conf. How can I get googleearth working. This is my XOrg.conf:
> My xorg.conf contains a Module section:
> Section "Module"
> 	Load	"i2c"
> 	Load	"bitmap"
> 	Load	"ddc"
> 	Load	"extmod"
> 	Load	"freetype"
> 	Load	"int10"
> 	Load	"vbe"
> 	load	"glx"
> 	load	"v4l"
> EndSection
> Perhaps you need to add that section and load the module that Googleearth
> is asking for.


Try adding:

load "dri"

to your "Module" section and

Section "DRI"
        Group        0
        Mode         0666

to the end of xorg.conf

I hope it will help.


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