How do you install Chrome?

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How do you install Chrome?

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I downloaded the 64bit version of chrome for Debian/Ubuntu. I have the file google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb what do I do with it?
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Re: How do you install Chrome?

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Right-click it and select "Open with GDebi"; enter your password, and that should be it.
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Re: How do you install Chrome?

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I do so and get the error "Could not open. The package may be corrupt or you are not allowed to open the file. Check the permissions of the file." I tried redownloading but same thing.
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Re: How do you install Chrome?

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Instead you can run Software Manager, or Synaptic Package Manager to install Chromium, the open-source version of Chrome.
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Re: How do you install Chrome?

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How do I do that?
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Re: How do you install Chrome?

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Open up Software Manager from the menu, search for Chromium, and install it.
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Re: How do you install Chrome?

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I think you are using LM12 .
open download folder in terminal ( i assumed your .deb package located in Downloads folder )

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sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
sudo apt-get install -f
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Re: How do you install Chrome?

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Or install chromium from command line:

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sudo apt-get install chromium-browser
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Re: How do you install Chrome?

Post by trying2learn »

Ok thanks got it working :)
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