googleearth shutdown X server

Gene Heskett gene.heskett at
Sun Jun 10 17:25:06 UTC 2007

On Sunday 10 June 2007, zhu blue wrote:
>after upgraded from FC6 to FC7,my googleearth can't work any more.
>whenever I started googleearth at terminal using command "googleearth
>it will shutdown my X server and I have to use "startx" command to
>restart x again.
>I guess it is because Nvidia driver and FC7 problem.
I don't think that's an F7 exclusive, its doing it to me for googleearth, 
celestia, and stellarium for the last week or so.  I'm on FC6.

Has anyone tried the newest NVIDIA driver, its no longer marked as beta.

Cheers, Gene
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