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Re: Google earth doesn't display anything on my Debian Wheezy amd64

On Sun, 14 Aug 2011 11:22:27 +0800, H Xu wrote:

> I've installed the latest stable google earth from the google-earth's
> official website, and installed all of the dependencies. However, when
> the google-earth starts up, it doesn't display the earth, but an empty
> black region. Despite this black region, other part of google earth
> works well.

What if you run it from command line? Are there any complaints?

> It might be caused by something related to Qt or OpenGL, but Stellarium,
> which is also based on Qt and OpenGL, works well for me.

As Scott pointed out, Google Earth needs a capable 3D card and their 
corresponding 3D drivers. Check if you have all this in order :-)



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