[Openstreetmap] Getting World Wind working on linux
pere at hungry.com
Thu Nov 3 15:57:41 GMT 2005
Yesterday, I discovered a NASA World Wind client for Linux available
from <URL:http://ww2d.berlios.de/>. I discovered a request for debian
package by accident, and followed it there. After struggling a bit, I
finally got it running today.
Here is a short howto for getting the java version of world wind
working on linux. It is slightly based on
1) download the JOGL and ww2d packages:
2) unpack JOGL into separate directory (running the jar do not work,
as it assume root access and tries to copy files into locations
where I do not want to write new files).
(mkdir JOGL-Inst && cd JOGL-Inst && jar -x < ../JOGL-Inst.jar)
3) unpack the ww2d zip file
4) make the jogl files available in this new directory. This is the
important trick to work around broken JOGL installer.
(cd ww2d-0.99.86 && ln ../JOGL-Inst/jogl.jar .)
(cd ww2d-0.99.86 && ln ../JOGL-Inst/libjogl.so .)
5) run the program in the ww2d... directory while making sure the
dynamic linker find the libjogl.so file.
cd LD_LIBRARY_PATH=`pwd` java -jar WW2D.jar
After these steps, I got a nice window with a map of the earth, and I
can zoom in to different areas of the world using Alt-up and
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