Ubuntu XPlane and MSFS

When I was a windows user, I was an avid MSFS user, and would like to get back into Flight Sim as a Linux user.I am aware of Flight Gear, but have checked out Xplane and like it better, so I will probably go with that.My question: Is it possible to import MSFS planes that I have downloaded/purchased ...

Xplane install Ubuntu 11.10

I've been trying to install Xplane 9 based on the tutorials provided on the xplane website for linux and am getting the following error:error while loading shared libraries: libGLU.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directoryI tried to trace back to the Mesa gl libraries and they ...

Ubuntu Xplane 9

How do you install x plane 9 in ubuntu 9.10? ...

Ubuntu Over-heating Problem

Little problem with xplane!Xplane runs the system too hot, i have a dual boot config. along with vista 32, i run xplane on the vista partition as well, which runs fine with normal temperature and there no excess of heating or similar problem, the same settings used in ubuntu causes the system to go ...

Ubuntu Problems with ogr2ogr

I'm working on a GIS project, and I need to convert a bunch of shapefiles into KML. I followed the instruction found here: http://code.google.com/apis/kml/articles/vector.html . I downloaded and installed GDAL (sudo apt-get install gdal-bin) and then used this syntax (my file is named Burkina.shp): ...

I7 info/help

I am in a bit of a quandry and figured that asking for some clarity may be a good idea.I am looking at building a pc for home that will ultimately become a server/gaming pc. I am interested in flight simulators and have both xplane and MS flightsim x.Now my question, I have been looking at the Intel ...

MPlayer is now slow to start up.

MPlayer is now taking a while to start a video file. It used to start almost straight away now there is a delay quite a few seconds.This has happened to me before an annoyed to the point where I reinstalled the OS.My System is Ubuntu Hardy.Intel QX9770 (3.2GHz Dual core extreme quad)Corsair 4Gig 160 ...

auto compleate search engine

i need to creat a search engine on windows form which will auto genarate the word when i enter first two or 3 leters in the search text area.eg;lets think i have a data base that contain items cold"java,c sharp,dotnet"so when i typing on the text area(search area) just the letter "j ...

Ubuntu jhat hat switch installation problems

I'm a linux newbie who had an experienced friend get me set up with using jhat for X-plane. I just installed natty and I'm trying to do it again myself with no luck. I downloaded the jhat.tar.gz file and extracted it into my home folder into /bin/jhat. I'm trying to install it now and am running int ...

Ubuntu x plane

ok i want to try xplane on my ubuntu machinei have no idea how to do this and the linux one from x-planr.com doesnt work so im really confused can someone point me in the right direction to getting a deb file :popcorn: ...

Circle and Radius Problem

I am working on a problem in which I am having a hard time starting. The problem being:Every circle has a center and a radius. Given the radius, we can determine its position in the x-y plane. The center of the circle is a point in the x-y plane. Design a class, circleType, that can store the radius ...

New Build: Dual Boot Win 7, Ubuntu, Single HDD

I'm about to start assembling the new PC. I have a 200GB HDD that I'll use for my OS's and I have 2x1000GB drives that I'm going to use for other data.The thing is that I've had a Windows Vista install disc with the Win 7 upgrade form (I had intended to build and use this PC a while ago). It seems a ...

Ubuntu check if graphics card is in use

I installed bumblebee to work with my two graphic cards (Nvidia optimus). I can find both cards and still have 3d with intel, so that looks good. The lspci | grep VGA shows both. With what command can I check which card is in actual use at the moment/for any specific program? A second question. How ...

Ubuntu Soft Lockup Detected CPU#0 with ipw2200 firmware

I have a Dell Inspiron 600M with the standard centrino wireless card. I having trouble with my laptop "freezing" for about 15 seconds and then becoming responsive for about 2 seconds and doing this till I manage to shut it down. During this time the NetworkManager indicates a loss of signa ...

Ubuntu X-plane in demo mode even when the dvd's mounted

I can't get x-plane to find my dvd in dapper which it needs to take x-plane out of demo mode. the problem is x-plane looks for the dvd to be mounted on the following/mnt/cdrom/cdrom/media/cdrom/mnt/dvd/dvd/media/dvd/mnt/x-plane/mnt/xplanebut my dvd drive is mounted /media/dvdrecorderso i need to sym ...

Ubuntu X-Plane Linux Demo, no OpenGL

Well I have my ATI 9700 mobility working with 3D and OpenGL just fine as far as I can tell. Games run as fast as they always have. However when I start Xplane is shows the splash/load screen for about 1 second and the log file created says:"I can not find a 3-D accelerator card that can handle ...

Ubuntu Problems with Nvidia 520M

I have a new laptop running Ubuntu 11.04 with 2 graphics cards. :D1 intel integrated (works perfect) and a Nvidia 250M (wont work :( )When i install Nvidia's drivers (they are available on 'restricted drivers') they install nicely but when i reboot Unity says that my hardware does not support Unity. ...

Ubuntu Choosing a laptop: best graphics? bumblebee performance?

Sorry if this has been discussed before or anything, but I couldn't find a thread to answer my questions. So I'm looking for a new laptop and my questions are:1) What would be the best graphics choice?Both ATI and Nvidia now ship with hybrid graphics that don't work very well in Linux. Also, I have ...

Ubuntu Dell Laptop - Unable to Correctly Install NVIDIA Drivers

So I recently got a Dell Inspiron N5110. As far as I can understand, it has 2 graphics chips: an Intel and an NVIDIA. Naturally, it runs on the Intel and Ubuntu doesn't let you switch between the two graphics cards. My problem: I want to play games as well as general use. So I installed a program ca ...

Ubuntu Graphics Card Woes....

I may have made a mistake. I recently purchased a Clevo W150HNQ with the fancy new i7 Sandy bridge processor. I have the new optimus technology. Anyway my installation of xubuntu went pretty smoothly until I tried to install the proprietary nvidia driver. I installed it and did the requisite nvidia- ...

Ubuntu Bumblebee!! (Nvidia optimus)

So as a new Ubuntu user with an Nvidia Optimus graphics card, I downloaded bumblebee which seems to be the only fix so far for the issue. The only issue I am having is....I am completely lost. I searched for a thread with a basic step by step, and if I missed it I sincerely apologize, but can anyone ...

Ubuntu Ironhide & Bumblebee stop working after reboot

I recently found Ironhide as a replacement for Bumblebee which unaccountably stopped working after an Update Manager driven update to kernel 2.6.38-11, see this post http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1831892I purged Bumblebee but it still appeared when I ran service --status-all so Ithen remo ...

Ubuntu Nvidia Optimus and Desura

I'm not sure whether anyone else has this problem, but I have a laptop with an Nvidia card that uses Optimus (which is not supported under Linux). Right now, the only way to manage this is with an Open Source program called Bumblebee. I highly recommend the program. It's a godsend. But when I want t ...

Ubuntu cannot run minecraft from command line...

Okay so i am on nvidia optimus and i have installed bumblebee to be able to actually use my nvidia card.Problem is to do it i need to run the command "optirun" before everything. So in terminal:"optirun <somegame>" for example to use the nvidia card instead of the intel one ...

Ubuntu nVidia GT540M CUDA 1GB - Graphics Card problems

i'm noob in ubuntu, been trying to sort out graphics issue for a while but still not happy because i don't think its done correctly. I got an Asus N53SV-S1830X laptop recently with core i7 2670QM. I installed ubuntu 11.10 and everything is working smoothly but when i navigate to System Settings - ...

Ubuntu Nvidia optimus

I tried this:http://www.ivegotavirus.com/blog/2011/11/06/how-to-get-optimus-working-on-ubuntu-11-10-oneiric/and everything was ok!After rebooting i tried: optirun firefox and get this: The Bumblebee X server was not available, please check theBumblebee logfile at /var/log/bumblebee.logand log:[ 309. ...

Ubuntu gnome-shell fails to run (after more than a month of running fine)

I run ubuntu 11.10 on a dell xps 15z.And after a month or so of being able to run gnome-shell (gnome 3.2) just fine. Today my laptop loads the gnome classic session, and no matter how many times I restart it it wont load gnome-shell.The default graphics card is an integrated intel one.the nvidia was ...

Ubuntu Dell XPS 15 battery life

I have the following laptop:Dell XPS 15Videocard: GT540m 2gbProcessor: i7 2630qmRAM: 6gbI've just installed 11.10. After that my battery life was about 2 hours, slightly less. After that I've done the following two things which should've increased my battery life:- Installed bumblebee (it seems to w ...

Ubuntu Irukandji on laptop with Optimus: libGL.so.1: wrong ELF class: ELFCLASS64

I wanted to try out the games in the app store so I bought Irukandji. I was able to run Irukandji on another laptop, 64 bit Ubuntu 11.04, but now when I run it I get this error.ERROR: ld.so: object 'libdlfaker.so' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded: ignored.ERROR: ld.so: object 'librrfaker.so' from ...

Ubuntu Setup standard command prefix when launching an application

I have an Asus Eee pc 1215n, with two graphic chips on board, an Intel and an NVidia, managed by the NVidia optimus system.I installed Bublebee and it seems to work just fine, but the problem now is that I must prefix the command 'optirun' before launching an application which I want to be run with ...

Ubuntu bumblebee x server problem

Hi. I'm a user of a laptop with GT310m, which is a optimus-supported card.After suffering from quite fast battery depletion, I installed bumblebee.After installing bumblebee, I can see a small increase of battery life, yet it isn't as good as proprietary driver in windows 7, but I can't open an appl ...