Re: GoogleEarth install
Rob Blomquist <email@example.com> writes:
> On Friday 28 July 2006 06:36 am, Brett Viren wrote:
>> Rob Blomquist <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> > On Thursday 27 July 2006 06:28 am, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
>> >> On Wed, Jul 26, 2006 at 10:24:53PM -0700, Rob Blomquist wrote:
>> > I just tried running it inside my chroot, and it works. although a bit
>> > pokey.
>> I'm guessing you don't have hardware OpenGL acceleration going. I
>> found w/out that G.E. is essentially unusable (at least on my 2GHz
>> Turion, 1GB ram laptop). With it, it is fully captivating!
> What package do I need to get it running?
Well, my card is an ATI (forget the exact model; something like
"Radeon A350" iirc). I used the fglrx package converted from RPM
available from ATI's web site. This provides xserver and GL/GLU libs.
If you go this route be aware that you will likely have to handle, by
hand, some conflicts between fglrx and the free xserver-xorg-video-ati
package. The fglrx package will happily overwrite any pre-existing GL
BTW, this was all in 32bit i386 (sorry for the off-topic).