googleearth shutdown X server

antonio montagnani antonio.montagnani at
Mon Jun 11 13:59:14 UTC 2007

2007/6/11, Claude Jones <claude_jones at>:
> On Sunday June 10 2007 1:42:02 pm Gene Heskett wrote:
> > >I don't think that's an F7 exclusive, its doing it to me for googleearth,
> > >celestia, and stellarium for the last week or so.  I'm on FC6.
> > >
> > >Has anyone tried the newest NVIDIA driver, its no longer marked as beta.
> >
> > Yeah, I know, its poor form to answer ones own posts, but yes, the latest
> > driver fixes all that, from the nvidia
> > web page.
> Gene: Could you do me a favor? Do you have with this driver you've installed
> a "NVIDIA X Server Settings" option under your system menu? If so, could you
> click on it and open that gui, and then click on the "Open GL/GLX
> Information" button and tell me what it does?
> I'm using the latest NVIDIA driver from freshrpms with the dkms package
> installed - it works great for me and glxgears gives me good results and
> google earth works flawlessly, but, when I press that option in the
> configuration gui, my x server immediately shuts down and returns me to a
> login screen -- very strange.
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> Claude Jones
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I would disinstall Nvidia driver and re-install it. I hade same issues
with Googleearth and blender.

Antonio Montagnani
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