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Updating Google Earth solved

Postby daft on Sun Dec 30, 2007 6:07 pm

Real newbie question here. I installed Google Earth recently and immediately went and checked if any updates were available. I downloaded the latest .bin-file but don't really know what to do with it. Anyone know where I have to put it to update the application? Thanks in advance!
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Re: Updating Google Earth

Postby Husse on Wed Jan 02, 2008 7:16 am

I think you should search in Google Earth for an answer.
To begin with, is it for Linux?
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Re: Updating Google Earth

Postby daft on Wed Jan 02, 2008 5:39 pm

Yes, it's for Linux. The file name is GoogleEarthLinux.bin. I looked around on the Google Earth website for some answers but came up with nothing. I'll keep looking, thanks Husse. :)
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Re: Updating Google Earth

Postby Husse on Thu Jan 03, 2008 6:29 pm

I took a short cut here :) I looked there too without even finding Linux mentioned
You may find the solution here
http://www.linuxmint.com/wiki/index.php ... eb_package
but I don't recall anything about .bin files
Oh there was deep down in
http://monkeyblog.org/ubuntu/installing/#source
which is referred to from the wiki.
Custom Binary Installer (.bin, ...)
If the installer is called test.bin and is located on the user carl's desktop, you can run it inside your terminal with /home/carl/Desktop/test.bin. Keep in mind that the installer might not have permission to execute in your file-system.

No permissions means the use of sudo....
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Re: Updating Google Earth

Postby daft on Thu Jan 03, 2008 7:41 pm

Stort tack Husse! Excellent work. :)
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