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Ed Greshko wrote:
| David Boles wrote:
|
|> Google Earth is a Windows program that runs in WINE. I have not used
|> it in
|> quite a while but it used to come already configured with its own,
|> specially
|> configured, version of WINE. And it was not FOSS. It also took a 3D video
|> driver which you had to provide.
|
| If you haven't used something in quite a while it is best to check your
| facts before post lest you spread false statements.
|
| [egreshko misty google-earth]$ file googleearth-bin
| googleearth-bin: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1
| (SYSV), for GNU/Linux 2.2.0, dynamically linked (uses shared libs),
| stripped
|
|> So you have more to look at here. A kernel upgrade, which was
|> 01/11/2008. A
|> WINE upgrade which was 01/12/2008. And, depending on what parts of
|> Xorg you
|> have installed, the latest upgrade was 01/09/2008.
|
| So, no WINE necessary...unless you are suggesting the one made from grapes.


You know what? You are correct. The last time I used this toy was when it was
first released. I thought that it sucked so I removed it. Never looked back.

So what now? I'll tell you what Ed. I'll just lurk here from now on, or maybe
even unsub, and you can deal with the Newbie(s) problems. Fair enough? Seems
fair to me.

Have a good evening.
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~  David
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