Bad Stuff

Thomas Kaiser ubuntu at
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 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

That's it.



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