[Wine] Re: GoogleEarth

Jim Adamthwaite secad at netspace.net.au
Sat Apr 29 00:22:32 CDT 2006

bjorn.tipling at gmail.com wrote:

> I tried this. It failed miserably. It would be nice if it did work.

Big improvement!!!!
Found the following at:

The important bits are summarized below.

This howto is written for a complete fresh install of Google Earth in a
freshly created .wine directory:

1. Download GoogleEarth and install (just click OK in the messagebox about
the missing psapi.dll)

2. Copy the font Arial.TTF into ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/fonts (copy it for
example from a windows partition)

Thanks Jeremy Azevedo/Tim Harper for the following marvelous tip :

3. a) Open the file ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/Google/Google\
    b) Take out the word "RenderFrame" (line ~44) and take out the word
"NavigationFrame" (line ~59)
    c). Save the file

4. Set wineversion to Windows XP using winecfg 

5. Run GoogleEarth by

WINEDLLOVERRIDES="usp10,msvcrt=n" wine "c:\Program Files\Google\Google
(Google Earth comes with it's own usp10.dl and msvcrt, so no need to
download/copy this)

6. Resize the little Earth window to it's correct size and drag it to its
correct position. It should look something like:


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