Originally Posted by jens
You're link points to the same buggy bin file (the latest stable) and you didn't add anything else... (ps: you shouldn't tell newbies to download the same file again for no reason).
I get the same crash in Fedora as well.
Are you using the 32bit version?
It's only needed for the installer that comes with the bin file (Loki based).
I would prefer that as well, but it's many versions behind the latest stable...
Ah didn't realize there was a newer version.
Current version is now installed using the same method.
$ apt-cache policy googleearth
This way it can be removed using apt/aptitude/Synaptic.
Opens and runs just fine, no speed clicking to disable Tips required.