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Ed Greshko 12-27-2011 07:23 AM

Verify nouveau issue
 
I only have one system with nVidia display hardware. Currently running
F16 and nouveau since I've not yet gotten the courage to install the
nVidia drivers. :-)

I'm looking for someone running F16 with the nVidia drivers and Google
Earth. To verify the following...

If you go to 25 3.300 N, 121 33.257 E and under "More" in the Layers
section have the "Local Place Names" checked, you should see a red dot
and the word Songshan and beside it 松山區 in Traditional Chinese.

I believe that with the nVidia drivers the Chinese is displayed. With
nouveau it isn't...at least not on my system.

Thanks....

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Steve Underwood 12-27-2011 07:56 AM

Verify nouveau issue
 
On 12/27/2011 04:23 PM, Ed Greshko wrote:

I only have one system with nVidia display hardware. Currently running
F16 and nouveau since I've not yet gotten the courage to install the
nVidia drivers. :-)

I'm looking for someone running F16 with the nVidia drivers and Google
Earth. To verify the following...

If you go to 25 3.300 N, 121 33.257 E and under "More" in the Layers
section have the "Local Place Names" checked, you should see a red dot
and the word Songshan and beside it 松山區 in Traditional Chinese.

I believe that with the nVidia drivers the Chinese is displayed. With
nouveau it isn't...at least not on my system.

Thanks....

I am using Fedora 14, with the nVidia driver. I just installed Google
Earth, and I can't get any Chinese labelling out of it, unless I switch
to Google maps mode. I use Chinese every day on this machine, so all the
fonts and other Chinese support are in place.


Steve


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Ed Greshko 12-27-2011 08:06 AM

Verify nouveau issue
 
On 12/27/2011 04:56 PM, Steve Underwood wrote:
> I am using Fedora 14, with the nVidia driver. I just installed Google
> Earth, and I can't get any Chinese labelling out of it, unless I
> switch to Google maps mode. I use Chinese every day on this machine,
> so all the fonts and other Chinese support are in place.

Hummm..... Strange. When I had F15 and nVidia drivers I had Chinese
just fine.

Thanks for checking....and adding to the mystery. :-)

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Fred Erickson 12-27-2011 08:36 AM

Verify nouveau issue
 
On Tue, 2011-12-27 at 16:23 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote:
> I only have one system with nVidia display hardware. Currently running
> F16 and nouveau since I've not yet gotten the courage to install the
> nVidia drivers. :-)
>
> I'm looking for someone running F16 with the nVidia drivers and Google
> Earth. To verify the following...
>
> If you go to 25 3.300 N, 121 33.257 E and under "More" in the Layers
> section have the "Local Place Names" checked, you should see a red dot
> and the word Songshan and beside it 松山區 in Traditional Chinese.
>
> I believe that with the nVidia drivers the Chinese is displayed. With
> nouveau it isn't...at least not on my system.
>
> Thanks....

I have f16 (32bit) with nVidia hardware & default nouveau. I see the
word Songshan with the red dot and no Chinese characters. If I hover the
mouse over the name MR.WISH is displayed. Install was from Live CD with
no extra language packs added.

Fred



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Ed Greshko 12-27-2011 09:02 AM

Verify nouveau issue
 
On 12/27/2011 05:36 PM, Fred Erickson wrote:
> I have f16 (32bit) with nVidia hardware & default nouveau. I see the
> word Songshan with the red dot and no Chinese characters. If I hover the
> mouse over the name MR.WISH is displayed. Install was from Live CD with
> no extra language packs added.

Thanks.... Mr. Wish....that's something I've never seen....


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Ed Greshko 12-27-2011 09:09 AM

Verify nouveau issue
 
On 12/27/2011 05:36 PM, Fred Erickson wrote:
> I have f16 (32bit) with nVidia hardware & default nouveau. I see the
> word Songshan with the red dot and no Chinese characters. If I hover
> the mouse over the name MR.WISH is displayed. Install was from Live CD
> with no extra language packs added. Fred

Oh, I see where you get MR. WISH. You have "Places" also checked and
there happens to be a few places hiding below the district name. One of
them is MR. WISH.


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