Google Earth for Linux

Chris Mohler cr33dog at
Fri Mar 6 19:57:45 UTC 2009

On Sat, Mar 7, 2009 at 1:37 PM, Chris <racerx at> wrote:
> On Fri, 06 Mar 2009 14:03:10 -0500
> Rob <robfleet at> wrote:
>> Has anyone had any difficulty with Google Earth?  I downloaded it and
>> it seemed to install fine (from the command line) and even installed
>> it's own menu list/icon in the Internet section of the Applications
>> list but when I click on the icon (also installed on the desktop), it
>> "crashes". In other words, it appears about to activate itself but
>> then disappears completely.
>> Thanks for any ideas.
>> Rob
> Same here. Both new and old version. That being said, if you open a
> terminal, it will run from there. Odd as that is.

Try moving or deleting your ~/.googleearth directory...  The installer
creates a prefs file as root that can choke GE...


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