Install Google Earth in Ubuntu 14.04

Add the latest version of Google Earth to your Ubuntu 14.04 system

By , ITworld |  Software, Google, Linux

Google earth lets you fly all around the planet. You can see buildings, satellite imagery, terrain and even street views.

Here's how you can install the latest version in Ubuntu 14.04.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.

For 32-bit:

wget -O google-earth32.deb http://dl.google.com/dl/earth/client/current/google-earth-stable_current...
sudo dpkg -i google-earth32.deb
sudo apt-get -f install; rm google-earth32.deb

For 64-bit:

sudo apt-get install libc6:i386 lsb-core
wget -O google-earth64.deb http://drive.noobslab.com/apps/google-earth-stable_current_amd64.deb
sudo dpkg -i google-earth64.deb
rm google-earth64.deb

3. If you need better fonts, use this command to install MSttCoreFonts:

sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts

It is a free application that allows users to fly from space to your neighborhood, search for schools, restaurants, parks and hotels, get driving directions, and much more. Google Earth puts a planet's worth of imagery and other geographic information right on your desktop.

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Additional resources for Google Earth
Google Earth Site
Google Earth Explore
Google Earth Tutorials

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