[clug] X-Plane under Linux

Peter VK1PE vk1pe.peter at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 11:41:52 MDT 2011

Okay, I've had some movement on this; I've looked up and followed the 
official advice (wiki.x-plane.org) again, and I've got the installer to 
run under bash, but get the message ""Whoah -- No matter how hard I 
tried, I failed to get a GLX visual. Something's seriously wonky on your 

I have OpenGL and OpenAL on my dual Kubuntu/Ubuntu 11.10 lappy.

Hmmmm.... :-(

Too late/early to think straight...

Thoughts, please?


On 25/10/11 04:04, Peter VK1PE wrote:
> Another one....
> I used to use the flight control software X-Plane when my machine also 
> had Windoze; but I've been unable to get the prescribed/sanctioned 
> Linux installer to work. It's a program called 
> "X-Plane_Installer_123_DVD_Linux", and I've made it executable, and it 
> appears in the file manager (Dolphin) as executable, but no amount of 
> trying seems to get it to execute.
> Any suggestions, please?
> Thanks,
> Peter

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