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Old 02-05-2009, 08:20 AM   #1
mwrath
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Google Earth won't start on Suse 10.3


I am running Suse 10.3 with a ATI video card. When I start Google Earth ver. 4. the white box for Google Earth comes up for a few seconds then X windows ends and I have to run startx to get back to the KDE desktop. I don't know where to look for a log file to see what went wrong.

Thanks in advance for your help.
 
Old 02-15-2009, 07:33 AM   #2
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/var/log/Xorg.0.log
/var/log/messages
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Old 02-15-2009, 10:23 AM   #3
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Thanks for your help.

I am not to sure what I am seeing but it gives me somewhere to start.
 
Old 02-16-2009, 12:24 AM   #4
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Have you downloaded Google Earth from the Google website or installed it using YaST?
 
Old 02-16-2009, 04:34 AM   #5
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I downloaded ver. 4 from the Google web site and ran it from the command line. I tried to run ver 5 with YaST but it wouldn't complete and YaST would just close during the install. I then ran it from the command line as well.
 
Old 02-16-2009, 06:22 AM   #6
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It may be that you are missing some dependencies needed to run Google Earth properly, perhaps related to Qt?
 
  


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