View Full Version : [ubuntu] error message installing Google Earth in terminal

September 19th, 2008, 09:26 PM
Hi All

I need to install Google Earth so i searched for install Google Earth an answer from "drs305" seemed the answer i followed the first part in a terminal then the second part, but at the bottom of the second part No2 after it ran at the bottom was an error I need to manually run 'dpkg and configure a. Sorry but what does this all mean. Thanks for reading

sudo wget http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/hardy.list -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install medibuntu-keyring && sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install googleearth

E: dpkg was interrupted, you must manually run 'dpkg --configure -a' to correct the problem.

September 19th, 2008, 09:27 PM
You must have interupted apt-get any time before

sudo dpkg --configure -a

will solve the problem
and than try to install google earth

September 19th, 2008, 09:40 PM
mark the thread solved if this help you :)

September 19th, 2008, 10:02 PM
you should use Ultamatix and install software from that program. It is graphical and really easy! Download the .deb here http://linux.softpedia.com/progDownload/Ultamatix-Download-24551.html