Install Google Earth in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin)

This brief and simple tutorial shows you how to install Google Earth in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin). This is going to be short and easy, and if you ever wanted to correctly install Google Earth in Ubuntu, then follow the below steps carefully.

Without wasting anymore of your time, lets’ get going.

Objectives:

  • Install Google Earth in Ubuntu 12.04
  • Enjoy!

To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When Terminal opens, run the commands below to download the current version of Google Earth.

wget http://dl.google.com/dl/earth/client/current/google-earth-stable_current_i386.deb

 

google_earth_precise_1

 

Next, run the commands below to install Google Earth.

sudo dpkg -i google-earth-stable_current_i386.deb

 

google_earth_precise_2

 

If you receive errors after running the above commands because of missing dependencies, run the commands below to force the installation and to install all dependencies.

sudo apt-get install -f

 

google_earth_precise_3

 

Enjoy!

 

google_earth_precise

 

For 64-bit systems, download Google Earth 64-bit from here and follow the guide above to install it.

wget http://dl.google.com/dl/earth/client/current/google-earth-stable_current_amd64.deb

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