Installing Google Earth in Ubuntu


Google earth is a program that help tracks imagery and maps

Open terminal and type the commands as follows:

wget -q -O – | sudo apt-key add –
sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb stable main” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list’
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get install lsb-core
sudo apt-get install google-earth-stable

for  64-bit version of Ubuntu 11.10 you will also need:

 sudo apt-get install ia32-libs

Alternative method:

To install Google Earth type the following command in the Terminal Window.

sudo apt-get install googleearth-package
sudo make-googleearth-package –force

After downloading all Google Earth Packages, go to Places / –> Home Folder.

There you’ll see Google Earth Deb package. Double click it to open Software Center.

In Software Center, click ‘Install’ to begin installing.

If you have having trouble getting this program to run make sure to also install:

sudo apt-get install lsb-core

You can launch Google Earth from  the Applications → Internet → Google Earth menu



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