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Re: Google Earth display problem

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Jan Willem Stumpel wrote:
> Google Earth is now available for Linux at http://earth.google.com.
> I tried it on my Sid system and found (so far) two problems:
> -- when the programs starts, it complains it cannot find the
>    Bitstream Vera Sans font, although I have it installed.
> -- the display behaves weirdly. This is difficult to describe,
>    but the "earth" image does not stay put in its proper place
>    inside the window; it often "jumps" to the left, becoming
>    invisible, or sometimes half-obscured by the left edge of the
>    window. Sometimes resizing the window will put the earth image
>    back in its place.
> I'm using a Radeon 9200 SE with the Linux (open-source) DRI
> drivers (have to, because ATI does not seem to have a
> proprietary driver for xorg 7.0). The openGL stuff seems to work
> (at least, ppracer works OK; glxinfo says "direct rendering yes").
> Any suggestions?

Is anyone with an nvidia card having troubles?

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