Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Howto install Google Earth on Debian Lenny | Ubuntu | Linux Operating

Go to and click on the Agree and Download button:

On the next page, a download dialogue should pop up. Click on Save File and save the file to your computer, e.g. the desktop (/home/falko/Desktop in this example):

Then open a terminal and become root:


Make the downloaded file executable and run it:

cd /home/falko/Desktop/
chmod 755 GoogleEarthLinux.bin

This will start the installation. A Google Earth Setup window opens. Accept all default settings and click on Begin Install:

After the installation, you can click on Quit or on Start, if you want to start Google Earth now:

Afterwards, we delete the Google Earth installer:

rm -f GoogleEarthLinux.bin

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