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Google Earth stereoscopic 3D browsing

One of the things I like very much in Google Earth is Flight Simulator. It would be great if one could use a red-cyan glasses for 3D effect using stereoscopic (anaglyph) rendering. On Windows there ...
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How to install Google Earth on Ubuntu?

I love the Google Earth program in windows, but what does it take to get it to run in Linux and on Ubuntu?
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How to fix fonts in Google Earth 6?

I downloaded and installed Google Earth 6 64-bit from its website. And then like many users, I also encountered the ugly fonts on starting the app. I've tried installing lsb-core and ...
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How to install Google Earth on Ubuntu 11.10?

I found a tutorial, but it explicitly notes that it is for 11.04. Based on your own experience, is it also applicable to 11.10? Based on your own experience, does it work to just download and ...
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Weird looking Google Earth

I just installed 64-bit Google Earth from .deb file downloaded from the official site. Now when I open Google Earth it looks all weird. Here's a screenshot: . How to get it right?
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How can I get Google Earth working?

I would like to install Google Earth under Ubuntu 10.10. Under v10.04 there were some problems. Has anyone been able to get it working satisfactorily? Was Wine used?
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How to correct Google Earth's “invalid HTTP request” notice?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04. As you might know Google Earth 7 doesn't work in Ubuntu 12.04 yet. I installed Google Earth via make-googleearth-package --force command. My installation was successful. At ...
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How to get Google Earth installed via .DEB?

Now I've really messed things up. A long time ago, I installed Google Earth via a binary installer from Google (v5.1, I think). Google now has version 6 available as a .DEB, so I decided to install ...
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Google-Earth will not launch

After installing Ubuntu 12.04LTS 64bit I am unable to launch Google Earth. When I try to launch in terminal I get the following: pst007x@pst007x-Serval-Professional:~$ cd /opt/google/earth/free ...
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Can't run Google Earth with Ironhide - libGL.so.1 wrong elf class

I've got a working ironhide setup (ubuntu 11.10). Most applications works fine with the nvidia-drivers (nvidia-current), but I can't get Google Earth (64bit .deb installed) working with or without ...
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google earth 7.1 crashing after showing splash screen

running from terminal it shows the following :~$ google-earth [0517/191140:ERROR:net_util.cc(2195)] Not implemented reached in bool net::HaveOnlyLoopbackAddresses() ...
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Google Earth freezes during zoom-in on Intel processors with integrated graphics

When I zoom in at a certain zoom level, Google Earth makes my system freeze completely so that I have to power off or reboot I use Kubuntu 12.04 and my laptop has an Intel(R)Core(TM)i3-2310M CPU ...
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What affects the text color in Google Earth?

The text color in Google Earth (installed via Google's package) has recently changed to become unreadable: It hasn't always been this way, but I don't know what I did that caused it to change. ...
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Google Earth 7, 32bit in 12.10 runs without any error but there is no image (globe)

Everything seemed to install fine. I can start google earth and all layers are available, I can even zoom in and look at 3-D buildings. But there is absolutely no image data displayed at all. If you ...
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How Do I Search In Google Earth?

I am using ubuntu 12.04lts and i just installed google earth. I tried to search japan so I typed Tokyo. Japan it resulted in Did I do something wrong? Please tell me
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Google Earth and $BROWSER environment variable

When I click on a picture in Google Earth to view it in full-screen, it shows me this error message: Could not launch any web browser. Please make sure you have set the $BROWSER environment ...
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How to install google earth?

I've downloaded the googleearth_6.0.3.2197+0.6.0-1_i386.deb package. When I try installing it, it gives the following warning: The package is of bad quality The installation of a package which ...
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google-earth font issue on installation

I've tried installing Google Earth on Oneric (11.10) following instructions here: To do list after installing ubuntu 11.10 (Scroll way down or search the page for "google earth") However with ...
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Google Earth shows a black screen and options are greyed out

I have installed the latest .deb Google Earth from Google, but the Google window is black (where the earth should be) Plus all 3D options are greyed out. I have checked my graphics card, and 3D is ...
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where I can get application to work with my kml files?

They are stored in *.kml format. Early in windows 7 i open them with google Earth, but for now i don't have win7 and google earth. Google earth for linux wrongly determines the place of workout on ...
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Google Earth won't launch on Xubuntu 13.10

I just tried to install Google Earth on my new Xubuntu 13.10 installation. 64-bit fails anyway because of missing ia32-libs, but the 32-bit edition installs fine. It just reports an error if I try to ...
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Google earth will not reinstall

I was trying to perform the the fix found at this link http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2012/01/how-to-make-google-earth-look-native-in-ubuntu It requires you to delete certain files from the ...
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After force-installing a 32-bit deb failed, how can I install the 64-bit version?

I tried to dpkg -i --force-architecture google-earth-stable_i386.deb and it failed. But now when I try to install the amd64.deb it fails saying dpkg: error processing ...
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Installed Google Earth now can't open Skype

I installed Google Earth as per this walkthrough and now I can't open or use Skype. I had to use a sudo prefix on some of the steps to edit files and do things without "permission denied" errors. I ...
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Black screen when I start Google Earth? [closed]

When i start google earth on ubuntu it shows a black screen. It used to work but one time it show a black screen. I tried installing it again and rebooting and everything but it didn't work. What is ...
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Google earth - Unable to connect server

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and also installed Google Earth. After opening Google earth instead of the maps only appears a black screen (I can see the menus with a lot of options in grey). ...
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Ubuntu with integrated video card

I'm planning to buy a new notebook and among the winners are some with integrated video card. My question is how can I live on Linux with integrated card? I want to use it for mainly programming, ...
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When I search for any city in google earth it zooms in at a wrong location

this is very weird. I open google earth and search for "athens, greece" for example, and even though it will through a pin on top of the correct location, the google earth globe will turn and zoom in ...
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Google earth in 12.04? [closed]

I was using Google earth in 11.10 without problems. I recently upgraded to 12.04 with a clean install. machine is Acer core i3 2nd Gen. with 6gb ram. install is 64bit version. I am unable to run ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Google-earth install anomaly

I tried out more methods: the result was identical. No way UTF-8 to set characters. It lsb-core and the ttf-mscorefonts packets are installed. I cannot reach it, that it UTF-8 letters the ...
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Google Earth: has the Panoramio photos issue been resolved yet?

Obviously, I'm still a noob after 18 months or so - long story :) Anyway, I just installed Google Earth 6 and - natch - got the "invalid HTTP request" error messsage, the only solution to which was ...
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Google Earth cannot be installed on ubuntu 12.04 as it needs ia32-libs, but this cannot be installed for unmet dependencies

Downloading Google Earth 7.0 and the attempting to install with sudo dpkg -i google-earth-stable_current_amd64.deb results in this error message: ... dpkg: Abhängigkeitsprobleme verhindern ...
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Google Earth Closing Suddenly in Ubuntu 13.04

Google Earth closing Suddenly in Ubuntu. I can't figure out why it is happening..but the Err log is... [0518/102428:ERROR:net_util.cc(2195)] Not implemented reached in bool ...
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Ubuntu 12.10, Intel 945GM and Google Earth

I have an Acer Aspire 4710-2057 with 1 Gb Ram and Intel 945GM Graphics Board. When I runed Google Earth for the first time it complained that my board has insufficient video memory, but it runs only ...
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Google earth installation fail ubuntu 12.10

I have tried many things trying to install Google earth, but none have worked. Here is one that I have tried, along with the 32 and the 64 bit versions on Googles website. here is what I put into the ...
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Google earth 7 is not working (no globe) on Lubuntu 12.10 32 bits

I have a netbook Asus EEE PC 1001 PX (Intel Atom N450) with Lubuntu 12.10 32 bits installed. 3d is enabled and glxgears works well. But I am not able to use Google Earth 7 : I think that the problem ...
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How do I fix Google Earth 6.2.2 theme and fonts in 12.04?

Here is the problem. I would like to know how to get Google Earth using better fonts with anti-aliasing for English and Japanese. Don't know what these fonts are but they are hideous and completely ...
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Fonts in Google Earth look bad even after installing Microsoft Fonts

Google Earth fonts look bad, even after installing the Microsoft font package. I am using Ubuntu 12.04, 64 bit. Is there a way to solve this problem?
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How can I change Google Earth's “win 98” appearance on Xubuntu? [duplicate]

Installation went as expected, everything works fine except for that ugly win 98 style in the menus. I tried the font solution I found on some forums but it's nothing to do. Any other with this ...
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Google Earth Font Problem [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to fix fonts in Google Earth 6? I installed Google Earth 64 bit in Ubuntu 12.04, and the fonts look ugly, no surprise there. I went through the process of installing ...
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Letters choppy on Google Earth

I installed Google Earth and it is basically working, but the letters are choppy. Why are the letters choppy?
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Google Earth caused an update error, cannot completely remove [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix a “Problem with MergeList” error when trying to do an update? Hi guys, I downloaded the Google Earth program from Google's site and installed ...
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Problem installing Google Earth .deb file

I have been trying to install Google Earth on my netbook running 11.04. I have the .deb file in my directory /home/andy/ but when I use terminal with the command sudo dpkg -i ...
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Failed Google Earth Install?

Attempted to install google-earth-stable 6.2.from the google earth downloads. So i have a broken package and a new download in the DL file. Synaptic and Software Centre lockup so i cannot fix the ...
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How to resolve problem with two versions of Google Earth installed from different sources?

both I installed Google Earth 6.1 several months ago. I've just install GE 6.2 this evening by downloading the .deb package on the Google site. After the download, GE installed fine with the Software ...
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Fatal bug in Precise Pangolin [closed]

Hello once more, I have been using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS as my only operating system on a nice two year-old computer for about 2 months now. I've seen while certainly Linux is better than Windows in ...
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install google earth on ubuntu 12.10

I've tried several times to install Google Earth for Ubuntu 12.10 and keep getting installation errors - usually dependency errors. I've followed the instructions to a T, and still have yet to get a ...
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Ignore Partial Upgrade — Google Earth Dependencies

I'm running a 64-bit install of Xubuntu 12.04. It took me a little while to get Google Earth working. The 64-bit Google earth package requires some 32-bit gtk libraries provided by ia32-libs. However, ...
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How can I fix a Google Earth 6.2 installation that went bad?

I saw on a couple sites that there were instructions for installing Google Earth 6.2, so I did it. The results were not good. Now, every place I view is broken into rectangles of somewhat different ...
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Installed Google Earth won't launch

Ubuntu 11.10 Gnome-shell 64bit After installation Google Earth doesn't start