In the old times where the web was statically running there were browsers like Netscape, Internet Explorer. But the times changed, web is also changed and become a very dynamic platform. Also, browsers changed too but some of them are gone. There are new kings in web browsers. Google Chrome is late comer but the most popular browser for now. To install Google Chrome to the Linux operating systems there is two main way to do this. First, one is downloading Google Chrome packages from Google and install them manually or add 3 party repositories of Google Chrome for different distributions like Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora.
Install Ubuntu, Debian, Kali
First, we will install Google Chrome by getting deb packages from Google Chrome sites. Open the following URL. This install redirects us to the Google Chrome installer package page.
Download Chrome to get the download page.
Then click Accept and Install below where we will accept the license of the Google Chrome for Linux.
Install Chrome Dependencies For Ubuntu, Debian, Mint, and Kali
After download finished we will use dpkg to install Google Chrome deb package. But there are some dependencies to met and install Google Chrome.
$ sudo apt-get install libpango1.0-0 libappindicator1 -y
Install Chrome Deb
And now we will install Google Chrome with dpkg with the following command
$ sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
With this command, Google Chrome stable 64-bit version will be installed. Installed Google Chrome version is 55.0.2883.87-1
Install Fedora, CentOS, RedHat
We will install Google Chrome by downloading rpm package from the site. Open URL below. This install redirects us to the Google Chrome installer package page.
Click Download Chrome to get the download page.
Download Chrome CentOS, Fedora, RedHat RPM
Then click Accept and Install below.
Install Chrome Dependencies
Google Chrome has some dependencies for Rpm based distributions. Let’s install them
$ yum install redhat-lsb.x86_64 -y
Install Chrome RPM
Now we can install Google Chrome with rpm package manager like below.
$ rpm -i google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm