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Re: Fonts looks bad, almost unreadable, running Google Earth 6 on Ubuntu 11.04 Beta 2


dmig May 17, 2011 4:25 AM
Posted in group: Google Earth

Categories: Problems and Errors : Linux :

mtk313, I found simplier solution:
1) go to /opt/google/earth/free
2) rm -rf libcurl.so.4 libGLU.so.1 libnss_mdns4_minimal.so.2 libQtCore.so.4 libQtGui.so.4 libQtNetwork.so.4 libQtWebKit.so.4 # we will use system libraries instead of these ones
3) edit googleearth, add line "export LD_PRELOAD=libfreeimage.so.3" before line 'LD_LIBRARY_PATH=.:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH ./googleearth-bin "$@"'
4) copy libfreeimage.so.3 and plugins/ from http://goo.gl/GxLQw (and libphonon.so.4, if running on x86_64) to /opt/google/earth/free

Now GE 6 doesn't crash and looks native.