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whatch
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uninstall google earth

Postby whatch » Wed May 19, 2010 11:04 am

I installed google earth on Mint 8 Gnome from the software manager. It would start, but crash almost immediately. I think this is a video card problem. In the process of trying to get it to work, I tried the method of downloading the .bin file from google and installing that. It didn't fix the crash problem. Now, I can't figure out how to uninstall it. It doesn't show up in synaptic as installed. Trying to uninstall from a terminal window (sudo apt-get remove googleearth) gives me the response that it isn't installed so it can't be removed. It shows up as an available application under menu>internet. It is installed because it opens and crashes just as it did when I installed from the software manager. How do I uninstall this application? Thanks

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Re: uninstall google earth

Postby Midnighter » Wed May 19, 2010 1:16 pm

http://www.ehow.com/how_2279483_uninsta ... buntu.html

This should help. Can't be stuffed pasting it all. :)


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