LinuxQuestions.org
Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-28-2010, 01:08 AM   #16
craigevil
Senior Member
 
Registered: Apr 2005
Location: OZ
Distribution: Debian Sid
Posts: 4,734
Blog Entries: 12

Rep: Reputation: 461Reputation: 461Reputation: 461Reputation: 461Reputation: 461

Quote:
Originally Posted by jens View Post
Strange.
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
googleearth:
Installed: 5.2.1.1588+0.5.7-1
Candidate: 5.2.1.1588+0.5.7-1

This way it can be removed using apt/aptitude/Synaptic.

Opens and runs just fine, no speed clicking to disable Tips required.

Last edited by craigevil; 09-28-2010 at 01:10 AM.
 
Old 09-28-2010, 07:30 AM   #17
dfiggy
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2010
Location: Valrico, FL
Distribution: Unbutu
Posts: 42

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Unhappy Permissions Error

Thanks to all who responded!

Following the instructions given by lewisforlife, The .bin file installed. Following the application prompt, I saw the Google Earth opening splash screen. It ehwn quit and the following message was displayed:
Untrusted Application launcher
The application launcher "Google-googleearth.desktop" has not been marked as trusted. If you do not know the source of this file, launching it may be unsafe.
Is there another operation I need to perform before I can run Google Earth?

dfiggy
 
Old 09-28-2010, 08:19 AM   #18
tredegar
LQ 5k Club
 
Registered: May 2003
Location: London, UK
Distribution: Debian "Jessie"
Posts: 6,085

Rep: Reputation: 398Reputation: 398Reputation: 398Reputation: 398
Quote:
Is there another operation I need to perform before I can run Google Earth?
Try Applications -> Internet -> Google Earth
 
Old 09-28-2010, 03:23 PM   #19
dfiggy
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2010
Location: Valrico, FL
Distribution: Unbutu
Posts: 42

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Smile Google Earth Working!

Thanks to responses on this forum, I now have Google Earth Working. The installation instructions from lewisforlife enabled the installation. I right clicked on the application and was able to set the appropriate permissions. Another post, "tredegar", said I could get success by disabling the start up tips. I unchecked the show tips at startup and now it works. As mentioned it takes several tries to start the program and make the needed changes in the second or two the screen is available before the programs shuts off.

This issue has now been resolved! Thanks again to all the responders.

dfiggy
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[12.2] google earth 5.0 for linux Douwe Slackware 9 02-27-2009 06:52 AM
Google Earth produces 'holes' in planet earth greengrocer Linux - Newbie 5 07-18-2006 11:57 PM
google earth for linux? bruno buys Linux - Software 11 06-14-2006 04:00 PM
Google Earth for Linux AxeZ Linux - Software 2 06-13-2006 12:46 PM
Google Earth for Linux depam Linux - Software 6 03-23-2006 10:27 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:28 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration