Two ways to install Google Chrome on Linux

In the following practical tutorial for more basic users, I will teach them to how to install in a simple way the web browser Google Chrome.

Although it seems like an easy task, for more users novices or inexperienced on Linux operating systems, specifically on Debian, Can be a real torture.

In Linux distros com Debian o Linux Mint, We just have to download the .deb file from the official Google Chrome page, Double – click it and the package installer Gdebi will do the rest by annotating ours password.

Package installer

This is the easiest way to install a program on Linux, but sometimes things get a little complicated, such as in the latest version of Ubuntu, the April 12 which does not come with the package installer Gdebi installed by default.

to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu April 12 or in any distro that does not have its own package installer, we will proceed as follows:

We will download the .deb file to be installed from the same address as before, the only one we will agree to install via the terminal of our Linux.

The terminal installing Google Chrome

Assuming we have the file in the downloads we will use the following commands to access it:

Once inside the downloads folder we will execute the following command:

  • his dpkg -i File name.deb

We will have to replace the filename.deb by deb file downloaded.

For example:

  • its dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb

we will click on Enter and we will wait for the installation of the package to complete Google Chrome.

Now we can open the application from the menu, applications, Internet.

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