Hey, have you ever tried installing google applications on Ubuntu/Debian?
Yes, Picasa and Google Earth. We can have it running in Linux. If you haven’t tried installing them here is a simple to-do. Just follow and have fun!
First : Add the Google repository to apt sources list.You can find it here.
Second : Add the following lines to the end of sources.list
# Google testing repository
deb https://dl.google.com/linux/deb/ testing non-free
Third : Update apt-get repo cache by running this command at console.
# sudo apt-get update
# sudo aptitude update
Four : Install picasa or Google Earth
Run aptitude install
# sudo aptitude install picasa
For Google Earth
# sudo aptitude install googleearth
You’re done with it, start using Picasa and Earth. You will surely start loving your Ubuntu installation much more.