Install *.bin

Asked by I.A. on 2007-02-03

I like to install Google Earth on my computer under Ubuntu 6.10.
What is the procedure to install *.bin file??????????
Con you help me ?

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meiro5151 (meiro5151) said : #1

yo greet

I.A. (ibrazzam) said : #2

But your answer not solved th problem. can we be more ........

Best moma (osmoma) said : #3

You have downloaded "GoogleEarthLinux.bin" for Linux from

Method 1) Using Nautilus (or any other) file manager.
Right click on the "GoogleEarthLinux.bin" file and make it executable.
See this video:

Method 2) Cd into the download directory and run
$ sh GoogleEarthLinux.bin

Notice the requirements:
# Graphics Card: 3D-capable with 32MB of VRAM
# Screen: 1280x1024, "Millions of Colors"

It's quite easy to install 3D acceleration support if you have ATI, Intel or NVIDIA's graphic card.

I.A. (ibrazzam) said : #4

User confirmed that the request is solved.

I.A. (ibrazzam) said : #5

Thanks. this video was great.

trygve (trygve-lundell) said : #6

video could'nt be read

moma (osmoma) said : #7


The video was quite old and I had to delete it to gain more disc space.
But here is a copy of the video:

Notice that the repository contains the latest version of GoogleEarth.
Browse to this website and follow the instructions in step 7a) and 7b).

Then install GoogleEarth using the Synaptic or command line, or just clik on this apt-link: