Opened 9 years ago

Closed 2 years ago

#629 closed task (wontfix)

osgearth script improvements

Reported by: hamish Owned by: live-demo@…
Priority: minor Milestone: OSGeoLive8.0
Component: OSGeoLive Keywords: 4.5, osgearth
Cc:

Description (last modified by hamish)

Hi,

while testing the packages I've come up with a few comments/improvements which would be nice for the Osgearth installer script:

  • mention in the quickstart that it might not like running in VMs (OpenGL req'd)
  • and that a network connection is needed for WMS and OSM overlays to work
  • add a desktop link to the simple Blue Marble example, then it can be in the menu and get a bit more exposure.

thanks, Hamish

Change history (7)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by hamish

Description: modified (diff)

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by hamish

see also ML rehash during 4.5rc testing, March 2011.

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by hamish

OpenGL issue seems to have gone away in modern VMs, other noted issues still remain, especially lack of a menu entry/desktop icon file, which would be easy to do.

Hamish

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by darkblueb

specifically for VirtualBox?, the user must take a second step after running, and install the VBox additions pack. Once the additions are installed, OpenGL is typically available. This should be explicit somehow.

comment:5 Changed 5 years ago by hamish

Milestone: OSGeoLive7.9

comment:6 Changed 5 years ago by kalxas

Milestone: OSGeoLive7.9OSGeoLive8.0

comment:7 Changed 2 years ago by kalxas

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed
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