How do I install a bin file?
dastew at sympatico.ca
Thu May 29 13:21:00 UTC 2008
Pat Brown wrote:
> How can I install a bin file from a terminal? I have GoogleEarth and I
> tried installing it with the Package Manager before but though it seemed
> to install would never show up anywhere as an app to run. I can find a
> lot of various files when I unpack the downloaded bin file, but I have
> no idea how to run them, or even what to run. Does anyone here use
> GoogleEarth? I tried signing up for the GoogleEarth help list, but the
> advice I got was next to useless - I could never find the files where
> people said they were.
> I'm stumped. I'd like to use GoogleEarth, but it looks like I should
> have kept my Windows partition to do so.
follow the instructions at Google earth
here they are
How do I install Google Earth on Linux machines?
You can download and install Google Earth for Linux by following these
1. Visit http://earth.google.com/download-earth.html
2. Click on the "Linux" radio button under the category Beta (Version
4), and select "Download Google Earth."
3. Open a terminal window/console and navigate to your default downloads
directory. Enter the following command in the directory: > sh
4. Follow the prompts to complete the installation. The default location
for the program is "/usr/local/google/google-earth." If Google Earth was
installed in its default location, you can launch it using the following
command: > /usr/local/google/google-earth/googleearth
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