tomh0665 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 1 09:29:04 UTC 2012
On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 10:20 PM, Gene Heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com> wrote:
> On Wednesday 31 October 2012 22:11:56 Tom H did opine:
>> On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 8:21 PM, Gene Heskett <gheskett at wdtv.com> wrote:
>>> On Wednesday 31 October 2012 20:08:56 NoOp did opine:
>>>> On 10/31/2012 02:34 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
>>>>> So what is the approved & recommended way to proceed?
>>>> Download the .deb and install:
>>> I believe that is probably what synaptic has pulled in twice now.
>>> gene at coyote:~/linuxcnc/configs/sim/axis$ ls -l /var/cache/apt/archives
>>> |grep googleearth -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 17689184 2010-01-23 13:09
>>> googleearth_5.1.3533.1731-0medibuntu1_i386.deb -rw-r--r-- 1 root root
>>> 10738 2010-02-03 02:04 googleearth-package_0.5.7_all.deb
>>> Which supposedly is installed.
>> googleearth_5.1.3533.1731-0medibuntu1_i386.deb is the medibuntu
>> package (see ), which has nothing to do with script that you're
>> running as part of googleearth-package.
>> 1. http://packages.medibuntu.org/lucid/googleearth.html
> Ok, puzzle piece 2:
> It runs just fine from the command line, without a location argument. Run
> from the menu after I fix the link in properties from the system->prefs-
> >main menu which has a placeholder for an argument, a '%f', it starts to
> light up but goes away when I click on the close tip button. Without an
> argument, or the argument placeholder in the menu link, it works. That
> however is somewhat resembling of the teats on a boar hog. Would this be a
> bug? But at least it runs which is more than it was doing. Thanks.
You're welcome but this has nothing to do with the googleearth-package
with which you were having installation problems and which would've
installed a more recent version of the app:
$ \sh GoogleEarthLinux.bin --info
Identification: Google Earth for GNU/Linux 188.8.131.527
Target directory: GoogleEarthLinuxPlus-184.108.40.2067-installer
Uncompressed size: 99752 KB
Date of packaging: Tue May 17 00:42:06 PDT 2011
Built with Makeself version 2.1.5 on linux-gnu
Build command was: ./data/linux/makeself/makeself.sh \
"Google Earth for GNU/Linux 220.127.116.117" \
Script run after extraction:
GoogleEarthLinuxPlus-18.104.22.1687-installer will be removed after extraction
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