Fly around Harvard


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Mathematics Maths21a, Summer 2005
Multivariable Calculus
Oliver Knill, SciCtr 434, knill.harvard.edu


The Goggles Flight Simulator by Mark Caswell-Daniels needs Flash 8.0. It uses Google Maps. Press start to fly around Harvard. (Flash 8 for Linux and Solaris operating systems will is expected to appear only in 2007, but you can run Firefox under wine (*)). If you have Flash 8, press Start and on the new page again Start. The Harvard location is already submitted at that point:

Start



(*) If you are using Linux, you can run Firefox from within Wine to access Flash 8. Here is the setup on Debian based systems Source which works well on Ubuntu Dapper (as of August 2006)
 sudo apt-get install wine
 sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts
 wget http://ftp-mozilla.netscape.com/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/1.5.0.3/win32/en-US/Firefox%20Setup%201.5.0.3.exe
 wine Firefox\ Setup\ 1.5.0.3.exe
 wget http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/fp8-5_beta/install_flash_player_8-5_beta.exe
 wine install_flash_player_8-5_beta.exe
 wine .wine/drive_c/Program\ Files/Mozilla\ Firefox/firefox.exe
 
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Oliver Knill, Maths21a, Multivariable Calculus, Summer 2005, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Art and Sciences, Harvard University