"Although Google Earth was impressive on Windows, I never used
it because I do all of my work on a Linux laptop.
"Hearing about the first-time release of Google Earth version 4
beta for Linux, I immediately pounced on the download and started
"In a nutshell, this program is now truly cool and will save the
everybody a lot of time and frustration with geography.
"Downloading Google Earth for Linux was fairly painless. I
browsed to the download page and clicked on the Beta 4 version. The
'stable' version 3 is available for Windows and Mac OS X, but not
Linux. But hey, when have I ever let a beta release stop me from
checking out a Linux application...?"