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Google Earth for Puppy?
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PostPosted: Tue 11 Oct 2005, 16:39    Post subject:  Google Earth for Puppy?  

Anyone looked into porting Google Earth over to Linux for Puppy?

http://kh.google.com/download/earth/index.html

I have seen satellite images that go from planet to continent to nation to state to county to town to neighborhood to house to table-in-house to bread-on-table to fly-on-bread ... but I cannot tell you where I saw it! Wink

That said these images are fascinating and I sure resent being forced to run M$ to view them ... ;-(

Just wondering ... doc

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PostPosted: Tue 11 Oct 2005, 17:31    Post subject:  

What does the above usefully have compared to this?
http://maps.google.com/

talking of maps:

http://www.feedmap.net/BlogMap/

http://www.vlogmap.org/

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PostPosted: Tue 11 Oct 2005, 20:31    Post subject:  

Lobster wrote:
What does the above usefully have compared to this?
http://maps.google.com/


Nothing apparent so far, it may just be like adding a Google Search toolbar.

Lobster wrote:
http://www.feedmap.net/BlogMap/


Require RSS or ATOM feed (haven't set that up yet) and to accurately locate requires M$ Explorer.

Lobster wrote:
http://www.vlogmap.org/


No video feed yet.

Thanks! doc

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PostPosted: Wed 12 Oct 2005, 14:51    Post subject:  

Google Earth has satellite images. You can zoom in to amazing detail. I could easily tell the difference between trucks and cars on a remote highway in New Mexico.

Unfortunately, I'm pretty sure Google Earth is a binary which only runs in Windows.
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PostPosted: Wed 12 Oct 2005, 20:22    Post subject:  

That is all my son can talk about lately. I took him to the MS Terra Server and he said it was ok but nothing like Google Earth. I said Oh Well. They are working on a Mac version but no mention of X.

Might have to try it out at the library but it is not on my priority list Wink

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PostPosted: Wed 12 Oct 2005, 22:08    Post subject:  

I'd try it on my Windows setup, but my system is a good ways below the required, so I figured I'd just wait 'till I get my laptop. So for now I'll just be satisfied with the map. It's even better than if mapquest and globexplorer combined.
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PostPosted: Wed 12 Oct 2005, 23:02    Post subject:  

There is a ton of fairly high resouloution arial and sattelite out there, some of it is all fancy and drag-n-drop and some of it is older but it is all good stuff. I Just noticed that my buddy Dean put an addition on his house. I never would have known from out front lol. I had a screenshot of 4 firefox windows with a variety of satellite and ariel photos of the same location in different years, black and white high contrast and color but I didn't think it was worth the webspace.

Fun Tho.

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