How-to Install Google Earth on Kubuntu Linux Easy Guide

May 8th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Google-Earth QuickStart for Kubuntu




Hello Kubuntu User! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Google-Earth App on Kubuntu 32/64bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

With Google-Earth for Desktop You View satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, galaxies far in space, and the deepest depths of the ocean.

Google Earth features at a Glance:

  • Explore rich geographical content
  • Zoom from outer space to street level
  • Search for business locations
  • Visualize your GPS tracks and share with others
  • Fly around cities (or the entire world) in 3D
  • Go back in time with historical imagery
  • Dive beneath the surface of the ocean
Google Earth Installation for Linux Kubuntu - Featured
  1. Download Google-Earth App for Kubuntu Linux

    Google-Earth .rpm 32/64bit Package
  2. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Start Typing ‘term’ on Desktop.
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Google Earth Installation for Linux Kubuntu -  Kde5 Open  Terminal
  3. Checking/Installing GDebi Package Installer

    which gdebi

    If Not there then:

    sudo su -c "apt install gdebi"

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  4. Access the Target location
    (Usually Downloads go in the Home folder or the Temporary directory /tmp)

    cd ~/Downloads

    Or when downloaded with Firefox maybe:

    cd /tmp/mozilla*

    To Verify that it’s there List the contents with:

    ls .
  5. Earth Package Installation

    cd ~/Downloads
    sudo gdebi ./google-earth*.deb
  6. Google Earth QuickStart Tutorials

    Google-Earth Tuts
  7. Launch & Enjoy Google-Earth on Kubuntu ;)

    Google Earth Installation for Linux Kubuntu - KDE Launcher
Installing Google Earth for Kubuntu - Google Earth GUI
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