Download of the day: Google Earth Linux 4.0

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Google earth is a free-of-charge, downloadable virtual globe program under Linux, Windows and Mac OS X.


It combines (maps) the power of Google Search with satellite imagery, maps, terrain and 3D buildings to put the world’s geographic information at your fingertips.

* Fly to your house. Just type in an address, press Search, and you’ll zoom right in.

* Search for schools, parks, restaurants, and hotels. Get driving directions.

* Tilt and rotate the view to see 3D terrain and buildings.

* Save and share your searches and favorites.

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Download : Linux Google earth software

=> Click here to download Google earth (21 MB)

Google Earth Linux 4.0 Installation in 3 easy steps

Just type the following commands:
$ cd /tmp
$ wget
$ chmod +x GoogleEarthLinux.bin
$ ./GoogleEarthLinux.bin

Now, just follow on screen installation instructions.


Posted by: Vivek Gite

The author is the creator of nixCraft and a seasoned sysadmin, DevOps engineer, and a trainer for the Linux operating system/Unix shell scripting. Get the latest tutorials on SysAdmin, Linux/Unix and open source topics via RSS/XML feed or weekly email newsletter.

8 comment

  1. In Ubuntu 11.04
    All I did was
    1. Download
    2.Open the downloads folder
    3.double click google-earth-stable_current_amd64.deb
    4. The Ubuntu software center popped up
    5. Clicked install
    6.clicked the Ubuntu icon, Located at the upper left of the screen
    7. clicked and opened the more apps button
    8. Located and moved the google earth link to the scroll bar on the left.

  2. I’ve got this error message. Can you help me please?

    Verifying archive integrity... All good.
    Uncompressing Google Earth for GNU/Linux
    This version of Google Earth requires LSB 4.0 support which you
    do not seem to have.
    ./ line 285: [: missing `]'
    su: user yum install redhat-lsb does not exist
    ./ /lib/ bad ELF interpreter: No such file or directory

    BTW: the correct download command is:


    The link provided in this guide doesn’t work

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