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I keep getting "failed to initialize OpenGL, Choose pixel format" I've installed Q4Wine, and tried to use this fix here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1353335 (Post #2) but there is no

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\SketchUp6\GLConf ig\Display

Just the HKEY_CURRENT_USER

Can anyone help? redface.gif Thanks! thumb.gif
post #2 of 8

did you use winetricks to install this?

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The software center says it's installed. I'm a Ubuntu N00b, and the only reason I'm using it is because my computer won't start windows for some reason. But I love it, and want to get SketchUp to work. I also have problems with updates, it always told me they cannot install because of unknown file locations I think. I may just back all of my data up and run 12.10.
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Check Wine's website to see what version of Sketchup is stable in Wine.

Usually you have to use an older version.
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post #5 of 8

uninstall sketchup, and use winetricks to install it, open up a terminal and type in:

 

winetricks sketchup

 

this will create a "bottle" for sketchup and should grab all the dependencies that sketchup requires.

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post #6 of 8
Yes and post your results, I am anxious to see some progress in that regards.

I see now it has a gold rating for 12.10.
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How exactly do I install from Wine? Save it in the libraries folder?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Transhour View Post

uninstall sketchup, and use winetricks to install it, open up a terminal and type in:

winetricks sketchup

this will create a "bottle" for sketchup and should grab all the dependencies that sketchup requires.

So if I try this, I get:


wine cmd.exe /c echo '%ProgramFiles%' returned empty string

???
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