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Sun Feb 3 15:53:09 UTC 2008
Derek Broughton wrote:
> Karl Larsen wrote:
>> I was hoping Ubuntu was different. But it seems to have the same
>> gotcha's as all versions. I was trying to get googleearth and it d/l
>> fine but then it quit with an impossible problem.
>> Here is a simple terminal with a dam legal document on it in pretty
>> colors but no dam way to say yes or no. So it just sits there and I can
>> do nothing. Why does Ubuntu do these things?
> How on earth can you blame Ubuntu for that? It's _proprietary_ software, so
> take your complaint where it belongs (and besides which, you know that many
> of us have this working without problems).
I just installed googleearth without problems.
I downloaded from http://earth.google.com/download-earth.html to my Desktop, then:
thomas at AMD64:~/Desktop$ chmod +x GoogleEarthLinux.bin
thomas at AMD64:~/Desktop$ ./GoogleEarthLinux.bin
thomas at AMD64:~/Desktop$ cd ../google-earth/
thomas at AMD64:~/google-earth$ ./googleearth
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