After some recent updates, can't install Google Earth

Bug #851933 reported by Colin Mills on 2011-09-16
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
googleearth-package (Ubuntu)
Undecided
Adnan Hodzic

Bug Description

I was able to download and install Google Earth from 'http://www.google.co.uk/intl/en_uk/earth/download/ge/agree.html', on Ubuntu Oneiric (64 bit). After a subsequent upgrade broke Ubuntu, I re-installed Ubuntu Oneiric, via the daily update package and downloaded and installed Google Earth (together with lsb-core).
I restarted and selected Google Earth, the splash screen opened and then Google Earth crashed. I think the problem may be associated with a recent Ubuntu Oneiric update, since the same package version was successfully installed on an earlier version of Ubuntu Oneiric.
To confirm this, I successfully installed the same version of Google Earth in Ubuntu Natty.
For reference, I include a copy of the googleearth crashlog:-

Major Version 6
Minor Version 0
Build Number 0003
Build Date May 17 2011
Build Time 00:40:40
OS Type 3
OS Major Version 3
OS Minor Version 0
OS Build Version 0
OS Patch Version 0
Crash Signal 11
Crash Time 1316180898
Up Time 2.65895

Stacktrace from glibc:
./libgoogleearth_free.so(+0xab953)[0xf7711953]
./libgoogleearth_free.so(+0xabad3)[0xf7711ad3]
[0xf7781400]

SwitchDK (switchdk) on 2011-09-16
affects: ubuntu → googleearth-package (Ubuntu)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in googleearth-package (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Adnan Hodzic (fooctrl) on 2011-10-05
Changed in googleearth-package (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Adnan Hodzic (absinthesyringe)
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