How to install google chrome in debian

Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.

First you need to download .deb package from here now you need to install this .deb file by double clicking on it or using the following command

sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb

If you see any dependency errors use the following command

sudo apt-get -f install

You can open google chrome from Applications > Internet -> Chromium Web Browser

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8 thoughts on “How to install google chrome in debian

  1. Please remove my two previous posts, I’m a bit tired:

    I think there’s a better way of doing it. Simply follow instructions from Google Repos for Debian Howto modifying the last step to:
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable

    This way you’ll have Google Chrome updated automatically!

  2. No need to manually add the Google repository, when you install Chrome it adds the repo to your sources.list.
    Note: Installing Google Chrome will add the Google repository so your system will automatically keep Google Chrome up to date. If you don’t want Google’s repository, do “sudo touch /etc/default/google-chrome” before installing the package.

    If you want the dev version do apt-get install google-chrome-unstable

    Installed: 6.0.466.0-r52279
    Candidate: 6.0.466.0-r52279
    Version table:
    *** 6.0.466.0-r52279 0
    500 stable/main Packages

  3. GDBus.Error:org.gtk.GDBus.UnmappedGError.Quark._pk_5ftransaction_5ferror.Code4: SimulateInstallFiles not supported by backend …. This error i am getting whan i am trying to install by simply double click…and also above given command is not working for me error is command not found. i am very new user of debian , help please

  4. im trying linux mint cinnamon on a 30GB thumb flashdrive.
    Once i feel comfortable, i will leave the hives of Windows Vista and permanently install linux on my notebook.
    For now im able to download chrome for debian using sudo.
    But after the extraction, im getting this warning

    mint@mint ~ $ sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable
    Reading package lists… Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information… Done
    E: Unable to locate package google-chrome-stable

    How to install chrome browser in my linux running from flash drive.

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