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In this tutorial, we will see how to install Google Earth on Ubuntu 11.04. Google Earth is a software that allows users to view satellites images, 3D buildings, planets, etc.

Google Earth Installation

1. Launch the Terminal and install first this dependency:

 sudo apt-get install lsb-core

2. Download and install the appropriate deb package for Google Earth from this link.

That's it!

Fixing Unreadable Google Earth Fonts

If you get unreadable fonts while running Google Earth under Ubuntu 11.04, then try these steps to fix this problem:

1. Via the Terminal, issue this command to install MS TrueType fonts:

sudo apt-get install msttcorefonts

2. Log out the current running session and log in again. Open now Google Earth to see the difference:

Before:



After:


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