How to Install Google Earth on Debian 8 Jessie GNU/Linux

April 26, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Google-Earth on Debian

Hello Debian User! The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Google-Earth App on Debian 8 Jessie 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

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

Finally the Google Earth features are:

  • 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 whole world) in 3D
  • Go back in time with historical imagery
  • Dive beneath the surface of the ocean
Google Earth Installation for Linux Debian - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Google Earth Installation for Linux Debian - Debian Gnome3 Open Terminal
  2. Download Google-Earth App for Debian Linux

    Google-Earth .deb Package
  3. Checking/Installing GDebi Package Installer

    which gdebi

    If Not there then:

    sudo apt-get 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. Google-Earth Package Installation on Debian

    sudo gdebi ./google-earth*.deb
  6. Google Earth Quick-Start Tutorials

    Google-Earth Tuts
Installing Google Earth for Debian - Google Earth GUI

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