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Re: Google Earth is freezing up the entire system when I start to zoom in to about 100 mi in Ubuntu 12.04, 64-bit
Apr 30, 2012 6:02 PM
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Problems and Errors
I have the same problem after upgrading to 12.04 (64bit)
the kernel fix is coming soon, but for now "sudo intel_reg_write 0x2120 0x1206800" does the trick.