Wednesday, April 10, 2019

How to Install Google Earth Pro on Ubuntu and Linux Mint

Linuxslaves.com - Google Earth is a virtual globe that lets you travel anywhere without leaving your seat. You can explore any place including hundreds of 3D cities. Ah ya, there are Moon, Mars, and stars in the sky.

Google Earth Pro on desktop is free for users with advanced feature needs: import and export GIS data, and go back in time with historical imagery.

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The desktop app available for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Installing Google Earth in Ubuntu

Google Earth allow users to view photos from various places uploaded to Panoramio, information provided by Wikipedia on some locations, and Street View imagery.

Google Earth in Ubuntu Linux

Google Earth in Ubuntu Linux

To install Google Earth is easy as 12345. Here are you have to do :
  • Head to its official download page (it's called Earth versions)
  • Download the .deb package
  • Once downloaded, run the following command to install Google Earth in Ubuntu desktop :

cd ~/Downloads
sudo dpkg -i google-earth-pro-stable_current_amd64

  • Finally, open the app via Unity Dash or app launcher
  • Enjoy a virtual globe

For those who prefer GUI based approach, you can use Gdebi to install it.



That's were all to install Google Earth Pro in Ubuntu and derivatives including Linux Mint and Elementary OS. Thanks for reading!.

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