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Liveries not looking right

Postby szeged » Sat Nov 17, 2012 4:23 am

Hello, new here, sorry if this has been covered but obviously couldnt find an answer:
My liveries are not loading (black aircraft) or weirdly half loading (you can see the livery only when you really zoom in). Is this a solved problem?

I'm running FG 2.4.0 on Ubuntu 12.04. Planes downloaded from the 2.4.0 group of planes on FG.

Any tips greatly appreciated!
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Re: Liveries not looking right

Postby Gijs » Sat Nov 17, 2012 10:15 am


Does it only happen with your custom liveries, or also with the liveries that are packaged with the aircraft as defaults? Try fiddling with the shaders in the View > Rendering Options dialog. Your graphics card may not support some of them...

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Re: Liveries not looking right

Postby szeged » Sat Nov 17, 2012 10:44 pm

Thanks for the reply. It happens with some but not all of the aircraft included in the release.

I am using a PC with integrated Intel graphics on the motherboard. So I now see that this is probably related to the "shattered plane" effect, and likely has no solution. Looks like I will have to upgrade or just avoid looking at the outside of the plane!
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Re: Liveries not looking right

Postby sa7k » Sun Nov 18, 2012 12:28 am

I sometimes get a black airplane but it gets fixed if I change the livery to another and even if I change it back to the original. Have you tried changing liveries?
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Re: Liveries not looking right  

Postby Tomaskom » Sat Dec 08, 2012 8:00 pm

I had the same problem, until yesterday. When reading an article on the wiki (something about improving framerates), I tried one tip which should fix some texture related issues, and everything is all right now :)
Running on Linux, with Intel HD graphics.

Try adding this to your startup command:
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This is what it was like at my machine:
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Re: Liveries not looking right

Postby jam007 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:23 pm

Tomaskom wrote in Sat Dec 08, 2012 8:00 pm:Try adding this to your startup command:
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:idea: :)
Solved my graphics issue too.
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Re: Liveries not looking right

Postby saiarcot895 » Tue Feb 19, 2013 12:10 pm

Solved mine as well. Thank you!
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Re: Liveries not looking right

Postby matteom » Sun Jun 29, 2014 4:47 pm

Hallo All

I have the same problem with FG 2.4 I use Mint 13.
Everithing is working only problem is that aircraft are looking with black liveries.
Unable to fix with that command

Do you have any advice?
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