Xlib: extension "XFree86-DRI" missing on display ":0.0"

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at dantian.org
Sat Nov 18 23:12:53 UTC 2006

On Sat, 2006-11-18 at 16:17 -0600, Miguel Cardenas wrote:
> Hello list
> I've installed GoogleEarth and when starting it returns
> Xlib:  extension "XFree86-DRI" missing on display ":0.0"

I'm pretty sure that the free driver ("ati") does not have 3D
acceleration with this card. I had the same problem with Google Earth
with another ATi card in my laptop. You probably will have to install
ATi's proprietary driver, follow these instructions:

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