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Google Earth for Ubuntu

Erik

Thursday, October 29, 2009

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As we all know Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on Earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, from galaxies in outer space to the canyons of the ocean. Now, it’s been made available to us Linux junkies. To install it type:

sudo apt-get install googleearth-package
make-googleearth-package –force
sudo dpkg -i googleearth*.deb

Afterwards you will find Google Earth under Applications -> Internet -> Google Earth

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