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[vox-tech] Ubuntu - Google Earth
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[vox-tech] Ubuntu - Google Earth



Friends,

I have installed Google Earth 6.0xxx on Ubuntu system on old Dell 4500 box. 
Things seem to work but I am unable to resolve one little quirk.
The first time I click on any photo icon a 'Panormio' frame appears as does 
the related photo as one would expect.  After closing image all subsequent 
attempts at displaying a photo image display the outermost frame but the 
image area is transparent showing Google sattelite image.  Is this a but in 
Google Earth??  or do I have something screwed up in various configuration 
settings?  I'm a newbie so please bare with me.

Here are the dumps from some config utilities that I occasionally see 
referenced:
--------------------------------------------------------------
lspci | grep VGA

00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82865G Integrated 
Graphics Controller (rev 02)

--------------------------------------------------------------
lshw -C video

  *-display
       description: VGA compatible controller
       product: 82865G Integrated Graphics Controller
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 2
       bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
       version: 02
       width: 32 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
       configuration: driver=i915 latency=0
       resources: irq:16 memory:e8000000-efffffff memory:feb80000-febfffff 
ioport:ed98(size=8)
--------------------------------------------------------------
Any tips would be most appreciated.
jreyn@dcn.org 

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