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Problem installng and using Google Earth
« on: January 15, 2019, 11:31:41 AM »
 

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Installed from the Synaptic Package Manager.
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googleearth-package

Ran
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/usr/bin/make-googleearth-package and got the following:

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~  /usr/bin/make-googleearth-package
cat: /etc/mailname: No such file or directory
--2019-01-15 11:22:22--  http://dl.google.com/earth/client/current/GoogleEarthLinux.bin
Resolving dl.google.com (dl.google.com)... 172.217.2.14
Connecting to dl.google.com (dl.google.com)|172.217.2.14|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 404 Not Found
2019-01-15 11:22:24 ERROR 404: Not Found.

Could not download Google Earth! (You may need to use --file)

Is GoogleEarthLinux.bin available somewhere else now?
Last Edit: January 15, 2019, 04:11:26 PM by timbuck2
 


Re: Problem installng and using Google Earth
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Re: Problem installng and using Google Earth
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2019, 12:02:44 PM »
 

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Thanks, surprised it isn't working in Synaptics, but that manual download worked.
 

Re: Problem installng and using Google Earth
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Re: Problem installng and using Google Earth
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Yes, I used gdebi to install.  Just saying that LL Synaptics has a googleearth-package but it's broken as when it's executed the wget points to an invalid url.

But the new problem is that when I zoom in the textures don't load or load very slowly and then it crashes. 

Also, sometimes it asks for my keyring password; not sure what that is all about.

I tried safe graphics mode and upping cache memory but still it crashes.  Using the NVIDIA proprietary driver for my GTX680.

Any ideas as to why it keeps crashing?
 

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« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2019, 01:52:07 PM »
 

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Running LL3.6 64bit of  2007 HP desktop  4GB RAM.  Use Google Earth THROUGH  Google Chrome.    This might be a fall back option  .
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After the latest update, the issue of the installation has been said by many users and this is not only happening with you but also with most of the users as well.  Now there are two parts that will be installed. A smaller version will be installed first, then the whole full-length app will be installed. Please make sure that you won't get the ERROR CODE 0XC0000428 while installing.
 


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