Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Install Google Earth in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat | Liberian Geek

altThis quick tutorial will show you how to easily install Google Earth in Ubuntu Maverick or Lucid. If you’re currently using Google Earth in Windows and want to do the same in Ubuntu, then this tutorial will show you how to install it. There are many ways to go about installing Google Earth, but this is how to like to do it.

Getting started:

To get started, go to Applications –> Ubuntu Software Center.

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Then search and install the package below:

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After installing, go to Applications –> Accessories –> Terminal. Then copy and paste the line and press Enter:

sudo make-googleearth-package --force

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

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

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

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After installing, go to Applications –> Internet –> Google Earth.

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Enjoy!

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If Google Earth will not launch after installing, go to Applications –> Accessories –> Terminal and run the command below, then try again.

sudo apt-get install lsb-core

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Thanks for reading and please come back soon.


Install Google Earth in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat