Google Earth plug-in updated to support Firefox 3

As reported by the Digital Earth Blog and Google Earth Blog, the Google Earth plug-in now works in Firefox 3!  This was a silent update, as you don’t even need to update your plug-in — it simply works.  Presumably some code on the backend has been updated.

Updating browser plug-ins can be a pain, and I was worried that we’d be seeing a lot of them from Google as they get the plug-in fixed up.  However, this will be quite nice if they can do most of the updating remotely and not require users to update the plugin themselves.

It’s still a Windows-only program, but they’re making progress.  Now you Firefox 3 users can play with ShareIt, or embed our other files, or play games such as Monster Milktruck.

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  1. I have firefox 3 and the google earth plugin, but google earth persists in opening internet explorer. Is there a fault with the plugin or am i doing something wrong?