14.1 - some questions about errors at startup - and yes some programs now don't work
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Got skype to work, just edited the slackbuild and changed the version from 184.108.40.206 to 220.127.116.11 after downloading the 18.104.22.168.tar.bz2 from skype.com, ran the slackbuild again, and it works *shrug* , still can't figure out google-earth though...
Newer Google-Earth requires you to have OpenGL rendering, meaning if you are using Intel GPU, then you are out-of-luck
about the error message, it seems that you are using dual GPU and the kernel is detecting both of them.
I see. I am using NVIDIA card, and yes I am just using the binary blob. After the upgrade Google-Earth broke, so I downloaded the latest NVIDIA binaries, 331.28, but I kept getting errors when trying to install it - so I reverted to 319.72 , and installed fine, and I did make sure to install compa32 as well as OpenGL , still no luck
I had to go back and try to setup the 331.28 NVIDIA binaries again to get the errors - it only happens during the compat32 phase , and these are the errors:
unable to determine the architecture of the files '/usr/X11R6/lib/libEGL.la', which has an architecture specific conflict
unable to determine the architecture of the files '/usr/X11R6/lib64/libEGL.la', which has an architecture specificconflict
unable to determine the architecture of the files '/usr/lib/libEGL.la' which has an architecture specific conflict
unable to determine the architecture of the files '/usr/lib64/libEGL.la' which has an architecture specific conflict
I can still boot X and get DRI - but I don't get these errors when using 319 , so I am still using that, either way Google-Earth still gives me the error:
./googleearth-bin: error while loading shared libraries: libGLU.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
I did make sure to also install OpenGL too... so., I dunno
Issue with later drivers, good info but did not solve anything - I attempted to rebuild an install of Google-earth, still no luck, I did download 325 nivida binaries, installed perfectly , no errors, but did not help Google Earth. I don't know, I am guessing I probably just have to wait until a new Google-Earth slackbuild and version of Google Earth is released.. Still a shame that no 64bit Google-Earth... Overall though I am happy with my new sys., Google Earth is not an urgent matter, but I will be following the NVIDIA issue thing a little more closely since others are having the same issues with later versions of the drivers. 325 is working ok, so I am staying with that now.
4) GoogleEarth is a 32bit application only. You need to have the 32bit
compatibility packages installed to have this work on a 64bit system.
Otherwise you'll just see "no such file or directory" errors. I am aware
that Google puts a 64bits debian package out, but this is a 32bits package
with a 64bit wrapper for debian that installs multilib