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Old 09-28-2010, 01:08 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by jens View Post
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.

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Old 09-28-2010, 07:30 AM   #17
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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?

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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
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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.



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