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Old 07-29-2005, 06:09 PM   #1
bruno buys
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google earth for linux?


Do you google insiders have any idea when is google releasing a linux version for Google Earth?
 
Old 07-29-2005, 06:23 PM   #2
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Try searching www.google.com . LOL.
It doesn't seem like anytime soon, but someone else might port it to linux.
 
Old 07-29-2005, 06:26 PM   #3
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Re: google earth for linux?

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Do you google insiders have any idea when is google releasing a linux version for Google Earth?
Ask google these questions? And I believe this has been discussed before, search the General forum.
 
Old 08-19-2005, 03:45 PM   #4
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Check out:

http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/

It's an open source equivalent of Google Earth (from what I can see). Right now it only runs on Windows..NET, but presumably could be ported to Linux/MONO with some effort.
But what a great thing to have running on Linux!! I'd certainly be game to assist with the port. I have C, C++ GIS and OpenGL experience. Please cc: quinton@hoole.biz with replies, as I don't read this forum much.

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Old 08-19-2005, 03:58 PM   #5
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Check out:

http://worldwind.arc.nasa.gov/

It's an open source equivalent of Google Earth (from what I can see). Right now it only runs on Windows..NET, but presumably could be ported to Linux/MONO with some effort.
But what a great thing to have running on Linux!! I'd certainly be game to assist with the port. I have C, C++ GIS and OpenGL experience. Please cc: quinton@hoole.biz with replies, as I don't read this forum much.

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Old 06-13-2006, 06:01 PM   #6
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Google Earth is now available for Linux. http://earth.google.com/download-earth.html Just download the bin file. It works like a charm here! Kubuntu 6.06 Dapper GeForce 6600 GT
 
Old 06-13-2006, 07:44 PM   #7
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I add this qualification to the instructions of cassini83: download the .bin file, MAKE IT EXECUTABLE, and it works like a charm. If you want it for one user, put it in the user's home directory. If you want it global for all users, perhaps /usr/local would be a better location.

But, it does work like a charm.

PS. The resolution isn't great enough for good views of the nude beaches of the Mediterranian Sea. Bummer!
 
Old 06-13-2006, 08:15 PM   #8
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The downloaded .bin file works well for me, too. At least I haven't run into any issues so far.
 
Old 06-13-2006, 11:40 PM   #9
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It is crashing pretty frequently on debian testing.
 
Old 06-14-2006, 07:12 AM   #10
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Quote:
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It is crashing pretty frequently on debian testing.
Do you need to use a particular feature to cause the crash? It's running fine here on Mepis (testing) except for the aforementioned sunbather issue.

Thanks google for recognizing us Linux users.
 
Old 06-14-2006, 03:34 PM   #11
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Running here fine on SUSE 10.1 :-)

http://earth.google.com/downloads.html
 
Old 06-14-2006, 04:00 PM   #12
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Runs just fine on Debian Sid, only problem is the font are rather small and a little blurry.

Other than that it loads and runs just fine.
 
  


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