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Change languages

You can change the language you see in Google Earth.

Change languages on Windows

  1. Select Tools and then Options. Select the "General" tab.
  2. In the "Language settings," select a language. Tip: If you want to use your computer's current language settings, choose "System default."

Learn how to change languages on a Mac

Change languages on Linux

  1. Exit Google Earth.
  2. You can change the language for the:
    • Operating system
    • Session
  3. Log in to the terminal.
    • In Ubuntu or Fedora, go to Applications and then Accessories and then Terminal.
    • In RedHat, go to Hat and then System Tools and then Terminal.
  4. Using the language code you want to use, type "LANG = language googleearth".
    Example: To change the language to Portuguese (Brazil), use: "LANG = pt_BR googleearth".
  5. Restart Google Earth.
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