This document describes how to install Google Earth in Mageia.
Mageia does not include Google Earth in the official repositories, so you have to download it manually.
If you don't already know, check if your system is 32-bit or 64-bit: open Menu > Tools > Konsole, type the following
and press ENTER.
Then, visit  and select the appropriate .rpm (Fedora/openSUSE) option for your system.
If you agree with Google's Terms of Service, save the package.
If you're running a 64-bit system, you may have to install package lsb-lib before Google Earth is able to run. Go to Menu > Install & Remove Software and set the view to All packages. Select and install lsb-lib.
Go to the location you saved google-earth-stable_current_*.rpm. Double click the file and press install. The installer may ask you to install a Mail Transport Agent. Choose what suits you the best; the default should be fine for most users.
Now you can access the program via Menu > Internet > Google Earth
You have to add the Google repositories manually.
Open Source Alternatives
Marble is a virtual globe and world atlas, available in the official repositories. Search for package marble.
If the program doesn't start, try starting it from the terminal by typing
The output might give you (or us) a clue about what is wrong.
Keep in mind that Google Earth is a proprietary program, and Mageia developers are not able to modify or fix it in any way.
 Mageia forums - Google Earth can't run
 Mageia forums - Add Google Apps repositories in Mageia