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

On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 12:39 PM, Scott Ferguson
<prettyfly.productions@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 15/08/11 01:41, Brad Rogers wrote:
>> On Sun, 14 Aug 2011 22:20:03 +0800
>> H Xu<xusubsc@gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Hello H,
>>> I don't know which package could unblack googleearth, I've installed
>>> mesa-utils and using nvidia proprietary drives. I don't know how to
>>> figure out what the package is. Could anyone offer me some help?
>> mesa-utils and/or dependencies didn't work for me.  I suggest you try
>> Patrick's suggestion of the nvidia-glx-ia32 packages.
> Mesa-utils is not needed - they just allow you to test and check your OpenGL
> settings - and if you don't have the basic mesa packages installed, they'll
> pull them in.
> There's three way to install Nvidia:-
> 1. download and build their drivers, which I recommend only for the legacy
> cards (which I use because I have a large quantity of GeForce2 MX200s)
> 2. use the Debian non-free drivers - which you've used, they require the
> nvidia-glx-ia32 packages

They don't "require" them in the sense that they get automatically
installed; you have to select them separately for installation.


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