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== Behind a proxy ==

Edit the /etc/environment file. Configure your proxy settings in there for all users.

If you use cntlm, you can do in that way:

{{{
# /etc/environment
# Environment variables available to all users

#Exporting the CNTLM Proxy listening on port 3128.
export http_proxy=http://localhost:3128
export https_proxy=http://localhost:3128
export ftp_proxy=http://localhost:3128
}}}


Note: You must define the host and port for each line; you can't use the ${http_proxy} reference.

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Google Earth is a non-free (proprietary) software, it's also closed source, own by a corporation, and not supported by Debian. Have you considered using a free and open source software, which is own by a community, and supported by Debian, such as Marble.

Installing Google Earth Pro on Debian 9 Stretch amd64 bits

  1. Install the lsb-compat package

# apt install lsb-compat
  1. Download the 64 bits installer package from https://www.google.com/intl/en/earth/desktop/

  2. Right click on the .deb package file, select “Gdebi Package Installer”. Follow instructions on screen.
    • Note: Google’s package will automatically configure your package manager to verify product updates with the public signing key
  3. Wait, this might take a while...
  4. To open Google Earth you can either create a launcher, or type in the following command in Terminal

$ google-earth-pro

The step 2, can be manually

# apt install ./google-earth-pro-stable_current_amd64.deb

Behind a proxy

Edit the /etc/environment file. Configure your proxy settings in there for all users.

If you use cntlm, you can do in that way:

# /etc/environment
# Environment variables available to all users

#Exporting the CNTLM Proxy listening on port 3128.
export http_proxy=http://localhost:3128
export https_proxy=http://localhost:3128
export ftp_proxy=http://localhost:3128

Note: You must define the host and port for each line; you can't use the ${http_proxy} reference.

Sources