Install Chrome on Debian

How to install Google Chrome in Linux (Debian).

One does not simply “download” chrome as on pc or mac.

Nor does one simply apt-get install chrome. It’s always more complicated.

The “simple” way, per allaboutlinux

cd ~/Downloads/

sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

if you get an errors, you are probably missing dependencies are missing. Fix by apt-get -f install.

sudo apt-get -f install

Run the install again

sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

Run chrome “google-chrome” or click the icon in the menu.



A second method is to install via apt-get

What it does What to enter on the CLI
add the key wget -q -O – https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add –
set repository echo ‘deb [arch=amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main’ | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list
Update packages sudo apt-get update
install sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable
run google-chrome