How to Install Chromium (Google Chrome) web browser in Ubuntu

Hi,

Here is how we can install google chrome (chromium) web browser in Ubuntu. It is an open-source browser project that is safer, faster, and more stable.

1) First you need to edit the /etc/apt/sources.list file

manohar@manohar-desktop:~$ sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

2) Add one of the following

a) For ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic) Users add the following two lines

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/chromium-daily/ppa/ubuntu karmic main

deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/chromium-daily/ppa/ubuntu karmic main

b) For ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) Users add the following two lines

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/chromium-daily/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main

deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/chromium-daily/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main

c) For ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid) Users add the following two lines

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/chromium-daily/ppa/ubuntu intrepid main

deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/chromium-daily/ppa/ubuntu intrepid main

3) Save and exit the file

4) Now add the GPG key using the following command

manohar@manohar-desktop:~$ sudo apt-key adv –recv-keys –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 0xfbef0d696de1c72ba5a835fe5a9bf3bb4e5e17b5

5) Update the source list using the following command

manohar@manohar-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get update

6) Install chromium using the following command

manohar@manohar-desktop:~$ sudo apt-get install chromium-browser

This blog written with the help from different sites. Thank you all.

Regards,

Manohar Bhattarai

I am Manohar Bhattarai, a vivid java programmer. I am a keen Linux user. I currently boot Ubuntu Linux. I am a Free/Libre Open Source Software enthusiast.

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6 comments on “How to Install Chromium (Google Chrome) web browser in Ubuntu
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