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9/25/13
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Zimmer

New release GE 7.1.2.2019 does not solve the Panoramio issue

Google said: "The developers of Google Earth are aware of this issue and are working on a fix for it. The fix will be included on the next release of Earth."
The next release of Earth has arrived (7.1.2.2019) but the Panoramio issue is still here!

As usual, Qt libraries provided by Amirpli solve the problem.

In the googleearth script you need to add (before the last line):

export LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib64/libfreeimage.so.3

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piwei
9/25/13
piwei
Hi Zimmer,

I apologize for giving false information. I should have said 'the next beta release'. They decided to release another stable version because the 'non-mouse controller option turned on by default' issue was affecting too many users. See release notes here https://support.google.com/earth/answer/40901?hl=en

Thank you for your patience,
PiWei
tj m
9/25/13
tj m
The Qt libs you refer to do not work for me.  Maybe I have the wrong versions. 

Where can I find these libs again?

Also, where can we find the earlier versions of googleearth?  I'll just go back one version at a time until I find something that works.
9/26/13
Original Poster
Zimmer
@tj m, in this thread: http://productforums.google.com/forum/#!category-topic/earth/linux/_h4t6SpY_II you can find Amirpli libraries for Debian, Ubuntu and openSUSE.

You must replace libQt*.* in /opt/google/earth/free and *.* in /opt/google/earth/free/plugins/imageformat.

Then, edit /opt/google/earth/free/googleeart and (before the last line) add:

export LC_NUMERIC=en_US.UTF-8
export LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib64/libfreeimage.so.3

tj m
9/26/13
tj m
Thanks for the link.

It appears that the Amirpli libs did the trick.  The panoramio pics are now visible, no more blank box.

There was also a patch included for one of the Debian 7 libs but I chose give googleearth a try without this patch and it seems to be working fine.
If any unusual problems show up I'll first try the patch for a resolution.

thanks,
tjm
 
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