Tuesday, February 3, 2009

HOWTO Install Google Earth 5.0 Beta

Google Earth 5.0 Beta - (over Ubuntu 8.04) Powerfull over Linux!

1.-New features:
  • Historical imagery: pics from around the globe
  • Ocean: Ocean floor and surface data from marine experts
  • Mars 3D: Visit Mr. Chips discoveries
  • Touring: Save your travel to share it with audio and voice recording

2.-Download package
Web site: http://earth.google.com/intl/en/index.html
Package: GoogleEarthLinux.bin
From console:
root@server:/home/wmunguiam/Escritorio# wget http://dl.google.com/earth/client/current/GoogleEarthLinux.bin

3.-Change Permissionsto execute it
root@server:/home/wmunguiam/Escritorio# chmod +x GoogleEarthLinux.bin
root@server:/home/wmunguiam/Escritorio# ls -l
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 25338751 2009-02-03 08:56 GoogleEarthLinux.bin

4.-Run installer
root@server:/home/wmunguiam/Escritorio# ./GoogleEarthLinux.bin

5.-Run GoogleEarth 5.0!
root@server:/home/wmunguiam/Escritorio# googleearth

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