Tips on installing Google Earth

Doug dmcgarrett at
Tue Oct 25 04:47:44 UTC 2011

On 10/25/2011 12:37 AM, Girard Henri wrote:
> Le 25/10/2011 00:07, David Fletcher a écrit :
>> I think this is what I used to do it
>> sudo aptitude install googleearth-package
>> some time ago on Ubuntu. It's been working trouble free ever since.
>> I seem to remember it downloading source from somewhere then building it
>> for my machine, but like I said it's a while ago now.
> Apparently it's still the best way to do it :)
I'm wondering why you have had problems.  I believe Kubuntu is a KDE 
distro.  I am using a KDE distro: PCLinuxOS,
and I just installed Google Earth from the repo with no problem at all.  
It works right off the bat.  Maybe there's
something defective in Kubuntu?


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