15.-4 will not work, How can I go back to 14.10

Ralf Mardorf kde.lists at yahoo.com
Tue May 12 10:44:10 UTC 2015

On Tue, 12 May 2015 07:50:56 +0200, Nils Kassube wrote:
>Richard Barmann wrote:
>> I have Xfce version 4.12. I tried to install Google Earth using
>> Synaptic. I tried to install Google Earth using Muon. I dpwnloaded
>> the package and when I drop down it says to open wit Muon. None of
>> them worked. I know it is something I need to do differently but need
>> help. Thank you
>You didn't mention which package you tried to install. You should 
>install "googleearth-package" from the Ubuntu repositories. That would 
>also install necessary dependencies.
>However considering that it was determined earlier that your graphic 
>card doesn't support plasma, it may also not support google earth.
>AFAIK you need 3D support for google earth and I don't think thet the
>standard nouveau driver can do that. Then you would need the
>appropriate nvidia driver for your card, which seems to be in the
>package "nvidia-304".

I experienced google-earth working flawlessly with FLOSS drivers, while
I never was able to use the 3D desktops GNOME and Cinnamon.

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