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Pecise 5.7.1 problems
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azstew

Joined: 23 Jul 2008
Posts: 70
Location: Apache Junction, Arizona

PostPosted: Thu 21 Nov 2013, 11:06    Post subject:  Pecise 5.7.1 problems
Subject description: No Quickpet... Also need xorg high
 

I feel like a new newbie.

I've been using 5.25 and decided to update to 5.7.1 Precise.
EEEpc w/ 1.6GHz Atom
2 GB RAM.

I installed 5.7.1 to a fresh SDHC 16 GB card.
Boots fine; Everything works so far.
However, glx gears is showing much slower frame rates than it did under 5.25 w/ xorg-hi driver.
So I went to the desktop to use Quickpet to install the driver.
Alas, no Quickpet!

So, where is quickpet and/or where can I find xorg-hi?
Older Pups needs the driver for google Earth, and I assume 5.1.7 does also.

Thx.
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dancytron

Joined: 18 Jul 2012
Posts: 257

PostPosted: Thu 21 Nov 2013, 13:56    Post subject:  

Here is a version of quickpet for precise.

http://208.109.22.214/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=83642&sid=0b34a3b5ca1552893b6aa196cb98dc67

I am not sure about what display driver you need. Maybe post in the Precise thread.
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azstew

Joined: 23 Jul 2008
Posts: 70
Location: Apache Junction, Arizona

PostPosted: Thu 21 Nov 2013, 15:01    Post subject:  

Thanks, dancytron.

Will try when I get home
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Sky Aisling


Joined: 27 Jun 2009
Posts: 894
Location: Port Townsend, WA. USA

PostPosted: Thu 16 Jan 2014, 18:24    Post subject: Pecise 5.7.1 problems
Subject description: Google Earth Doesn't Activate - [SOLVED]
 

Hello, Smile
Thank you in advance if you can help with this issue.

azstew writes:
Quote:
Older Pups needs the driver for google Earth, and I assume 5.1.7 does also.


I am running Precise 5.7.1.
3GB of RAM in the machine.

I've downloaded Google Earth from this location:
http://www.google.com/earth/download/ge/agree.html
Puppy says I've downloaded and installed the application (see screenshot)

So far, I've no thrill in activating the program.
Are dependencies missing? (The .pet install indicated dependencies were ok.)
Is a driver missing?
The PPM download looks outdated?

Thank you, again for any clues to get Google Earth running in Precise 5.7.1.
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Karl Godt


Joined: 20 Jun 2010
Posts: 3956
Location: Kiel,Germany

PostPosted: Thu 16 Jan 2014, 19:39    Post subject:  

google earth depends on the link
Code:
bash-3.2# ls -l /lib/ld-lsb.so.3
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 13 2014-01-17 00:41 /lib/ld-lsb.so.3 -> ld-linux.so.2

which is not in Pup's by default .

Without that, I'll get lots of errs like
Quote:
./google-earth: line 54: /opt/google/earth/free/googleearth-bin: No such file or directory
bash-3.2# file !$
file ./google-earth
./google-earth: symbolic link to `/opt/google/earth/free/googleearth'
bash-3.2# file /opt/google/earth/free/googleearth
/opt/google/earth/free/googleearth: Bourne shell script text executable
bash-3.2# file /opt/google/earth/free/googleearth-bin
/opt/google/earth/free/googleearth-bin: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (SYSV), for GNU/Linux 2.6.15, dynamically linked (uses shared libs), stripped
bash-3.2# ldd !$ | sort
ldd /opt/google/earth/free/googleearth-bin | sort
/usr/bin/ldd: line 124: /opt/google/earth/free/googleearth-bin: No such file or directory

To create it manually :
Code:
ln -s ld-linux.so.2 /lib/ld-lsb.so.3


About LSB : http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/7067
Quote:
Don't leave your Linux software stuck on one distribution. Make it run anywhere with the standard that all the major distributions use.

The Linux Standard Base (LSB) specifies an interface between an application and a runtime environment. Many distributions have achieved certification for their runtime environments. This article outlines the steps needed to build applications that adhere to the LSB interface.
Origins of the LSB

The LSB Project was founded in 1997 to

[ ... ]


So it is not a serious bug, but IMHO the googleearth wrapper script to add the google earth libraries should test glibc and ld* and if needed create that link manually , else say some Cryptic Error Message ...

#*

Oscar has some working .sfs files here, that include the missing link :
Forum index » Advanced Topics » Additional Software (PETs, n' stuff) » Browsers and Internet
Google Earth 7.0 and 7.1
http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=86211
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Sky Aisling


Joined: 27 Jun 2009
Posts: 894
Location: Port Townsend, WA. USA

PostPosted: Thu 16 Jan 2014, 19:51    Post subject: Pecise 5.7.1 problems
Subject description: OscarTalks - Google Earth 6.0.3.2197 .PET
 

Thank you, Karl,
I'll study what you sent and post a response shortly.
Smile
Sky

EDIT:
I uninstalled the download from:
http://www.google.com/earth/download/ge/agree.html
that I referenced in my original post
then
I went to OscarTalks's post:
http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=86211
I downloaded his Google Earth 6.0.3.2197 .PET
Thank you, this appears to be working.
Now, I must learn how to use it! Very Happy
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