well i have tried but failed to install eithe rthe older 6.02? or the newer beta 7.0 google earth on my laptop. i have tried both 32 & 64 bit versions (I am running a 64 bit 12.10) and it will not work. I have tried the downloaded package and I have tried to install through a terminal window , no go if i try in synaptic it tells me it cannot install because of a broken or missing dependany ia32-libs. which is a 32bit file that I cannot install . any ideas? because i am out