On Sat, Oct 15, 2016 at 12:19:08PM +0200, François Patte wrote:
> Le 14/10/2016 à 19:29, Fred Smith a écrit :
> > On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 10:11:08AM +0200, François Patte wrote:
> >> Bonjour,
> >>
> >> I have just installed googleearth (stable current) from an rpm
> >> downloaded from google-earth site.
> >>
> >> It seems to work, but if I ask for a location, it always zooms at the
> >> same place: somewhere in the atlantic ocean south of Africa, south of
> >> the Ivory coast.
> >>
> >> Is it a bug? Is there something to configure?
> > 
> > I am not running the new Linux binary of Google Earth, so I probably
> > can't help much. All I can say is the one I"m running doesn't do
> > what you describe.
> > 
> > Now, the prior version (that I"m using) is horribly broken in several
> > ways, and google left it in that state for years. however there is
> > a large forum thread (more than one, actually) where one guy gives
> > a TON of  helpful information on how to hack at it to make it work,
> > including some tweaks to make it work on Fedora (which also happen to
> > work on centos-7, which I use.) So, you may find it helpful to find
> > that thread and revert to the prior version (if you can find it).
> Thank you for this advice. Can you give a link to this forum?

I haven't bookmarked it, so I'd have to go digging. you should be able to
find it at google by digging around for google's user forums. if you can't
find it post here and I'll go digging.

---- Fred Smith -- fre...@fcshome.stoneham.ma.us -----------------------------
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                              who strengthens me.
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