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11/29/10
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drewv

Problem installing google earth 6

I wanted to upgrade to 6. I ran the installer the same way I had for 5 and it seemed to complete successfully, but when I try to run it, I get:
 
exec: 50: ./googleearth-bin: not found
 
 
This is on Ubuntu 10.04. Has anyone gotten it to work ?
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KhaaL
11/29/10
KhaaL
I also have a problem installing google earth. I think something is wrong with the packaging of the installer, here's some of my consoles output:
 
:~/Desktop$ ./GoogleEarthLinux.bin --confirm
Verifying archive integrity... All good.
About to extract 99272 KB in /tmp/selfgz9006 ... Proceed ? [Y/n] y
Uncompressing Google Earth for GNU/Linux 6.0.0.1735..............................................................
OK to execute: ./setup.sh ? [Y/n] y
setup.data/setup.xml:1: parser error : Document is empty
 
^
setup.data/setup.xml:1: parser error : Start tag expected, '<' not found
 
^
Couldn't load 'setup.data/setup.xml'
The program './setup.sh' returned an error code (3)
Google user
11/30/10
Google user
installer doesn't work for me too,
same error as KhaaL
Zimmer
11/30/10
Zimmer
@Masonicmoron

What is the "advanced setup"?
 
We want a working program and not an advanced setup!

But, as usual, GoogleEarth 6 for Linux does not work.


PeterK-
11/30/10
PeterK-
I installed lsb-core on my Ubuntu Maverick 32bit machine and then re-installed Google Earth 6 and it now works:
 
sudo apt-get install lsb-core
Vincent1724
11/30/10
Vincent1724
I have encountered the same problem on the Ubuntu 10.10. Just like Goolgle Earth 5.2.
And even I install it through the way to install Google Earth 5.2 on Ubuntu 10.10 , it even cannot run either on desktop or in terminal.
And I thought google should have fixed it but Google hasn't. By the way, Google Earth Linux cannot support Chinese. Either Chines or English will be fine for me but there are just [][][]s. It crashes after deleted the Qtlibraries carried with GoogleEarth.
Ubuntu is one of the most popular Linux OS. Google should fix these problems as quickly as possible!
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jefpcbr
3/6/11
jefpcbr
lsb-core: works!!
but fonts small (no news, always the same)
 
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