# Google Earth x86 64 bit Architecture Installation Troubleshoot

depends on lsb-core (>= 3.2)


Package lsb-core is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source


after running this

sudo apt-get install lsb-core
Building dependency tree

E: Package 'lsb-core' has no installation candidate


Or this

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
lsb-core : Depends: alien (>= 8.36) but it is not going to be installed


And have tried these resources to no avail.

I have a solution below that worked for me and I hope it works for you.

• # SHORTCUT

• Make sure you do not have any version of Google Earth on your system

sudo apt-get purge google-earth-stable

• Have aptitude installed

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install aptitude

• Run

sudo aptitude -f install lsb-core

• see further down for exact details of specific output

Then run sudo dpkg -i "NAMEOFYOURDEB.deb"

To install all necessary packages for it. It will tell you if you need to install something else.

Finally finish installing it by running

sudo gdebi "name_of_your_current_release".deb


"only use sudo if not root"

## LONGER EXPLANATION

Assumptions of what I had installed on my machine and am assuming you have on yours:

• I did not google-earth on my system. It was completely removed.

## Only Run Commands Below this Line After Reading Below

• I then ran sudo dpkg -i google-earth-pro-stable_current_amd64.deb which satisfies all the package dependencies for it.

• I then ran

sudo gdebi "name_of_your_current_release".deb

1. I downgraded my system because in order to run google earth they require you to have lib-core and that apparently is not supported anymore so run sudo aptitude -f install lsb-core

2. Then you would enter No, when first asked and then you would enter Yes.

• The reason why, you would enter no first is because if you respond 'no', it would simply not change anything and you will still get the 'lsb-core' error

The following NEW packages will be installed: alien{a} at{a} lib32z1{a} librpmbuild3{a} librpmsign1{a} lsb-core pax{a} rpm{ab} 0 packages upgraded, 8 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded. Need to get 493 kB of archives. After unpacking 1,611 kB will be used. The following packages have unmet dependencies: rpm : Depends: rpm-common (= 4.10.1-2.1ubuntu1) but 4.12.0.1+dfsg1-3build3 is installed. The following actions will resolve these dependencies:

 Keep the following packages at their current version:
1)alien [Not Installed]
2)lsb-core[Not Installed]
3) rpm [Not Installed]


Accept this solution? [Y/n/q/?] n

The following actions will resolve these dependencies:

 Downgrade the following packages:                                         1)     rpm-common [4.12.0.1+dfsg1-3build3 (now) -> 4.10.1-2.1ubuntu1


(raring)] 2) rpm2cpio [4.12.0.1+dfsg1-3build3 (now) -> 4.10.1-2.1ubuntu1 (raring)]

Accept this solution? [Y/n/q/?] y

The following packages will be DOWNGRADED: rpm-common rpm2cpio The following NEW packages will be installed: alien{a} at{a} lib32z1{a} librpmbuild3{a} librpmsign1{a} lsb-core pax{a} rpm{a} 0 packages upgraded, 8 newly installed, 2 downgraded, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded. Need to get 523 kB of archives. After unpacking 1,696 kB will be used.

Do you want to continue? [Y/n/?] y