Google Earth on Ubuntu Linux

Related: Google Earth Pro 7.1 on Linux via WINE.

Google Earth 7.1 is installed on Ubuntu Linux by

  1. Download Google Earth 7.1 64-bit .deb
  2. Install by

     sudo gdebi google-earth-stable_current_amd64.deb
    

You will see a Google Earth icon in your desktop menu, or open a new terminal and type

google-earth

This also installs a software source in /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-earth.list for future updates automatically.