Thursday, October 20, 2016

Install Google earth in Archlinux

Google earth is popular application from google to see earth / maps. It available for most popular operating system include linux system. With Google Earth application, will allows you to travel the world through a virtual globe and view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, 3D buildings, and much more. With Google Earth's rich, geographical content, you are able to experience a more realistic view of the world. You can fly to your favorite place, search for businesses and even navigate through directions.


Official sites:
https://www.google.com/earth/

This apps is 32bit versions so if you running 64bit archlinux makesure you have enable the multilib.

Installation in archlinux (AUR):
$wget -c https://aur.archlinux.org/cgit/aur.git/snapshot/google-earth.tar.gz
$wget -c https://aur.archlinux.org/cgit/aur.git/snapshot/ld-lsb.tar.gz
$tar -xvzf google-earth.tar.gz
$tar -xvzf ld-lsb.tar.gz
$cd ld-lsb
$makepkg -s
$sudo pacman -U *.pkg.tar.xz
$cd ..
$cd google-earth
$makepkg -s
$sudo pacman -U *.pkg.tar.xz

When done, it's available on internet categories, or you can run "google-earth" from terminal.

Here's the user interface of google earth:
Now you can explore any area in earth, you can also enable 3D buildings for better looking. :)

Beside earth you can also see moon, mars, and sky.
SKY

MARS

MOON
Okay that's it enjoy and explore the google earths.
^_^
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