Google Earth Install
glgxg at mfire.com
Fri May 18 01:58:40 UTC 2007
On 05/03/2007 07:56 PM, Jack Bowling wrote:
> On Thu, May 03, 2007 at 11:25:01AM -0700, NoOp wrote:
>> On 05/03/2007 05:50 AM, Phil Pinkerton wrote:
>> > Geeze ... when I tried to run Google Earth ( feisty 7.04 amd64 updated)
>> > My system jumps to the login screen ?? Whoa not going there again.
>> > Probably due to FireFox 64bit.
>> > The race is on to get 64bit going I hope Ubuntu takes the lead.
>> Nope, it does it on a 32 bit feisty 7.04 as well. Just installed
>> (mediubuntu repos) and sure enough, right to the login screen.
>> IBM Thinkpad A21M
>> Feisty 7.04
>> ATI Rage Mobility P/M AGP 2x
> Before we get all carried away with negative reports, time for one "Google
> Earth working perfectly here" input. 32-bit Feisty on a measly Pentium
> III 700 MHz, too. Aging GeForce FX5500 video using the proprietary
> NVidia drivers.
> My GE options are as follows in case it makes a difference:
> 3D View tab
> Detail Area = Medium
> Texture Colors = True Color, Compress = On
> Anisotropic Filtering = Off
> Labels/Icon Size = Medium
> Graphics Mode = normal (not safe mode)
> Show Lat/Long = UTM
> Show Elevation = meters, km
> Terrain Quality = 40%
> Elevation Exaggeration = 1
> Overview Map:
> Map Size = 30%
> Zoom Relation = infinity
> The other settings are likely not relevant since it is genrally the 3d
> stuff that makes a difference.
Well, just tried it on a newly upgraded 7.04 2.2Ghz/512MB and the
results are exactly the same - crashes directly to the login screen.
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