Google Chrome is the world's most popular web browser. Here's how to install it on Debian GNU/Linux.
Google Chrome is undoubtedly the most popular web browser in the world, and has several forks from being an open-source program. With Google Chrome's continued success it only makes sense for web developers, users, and everyone in between to have it for testing or day-to-day use when you want things to work as expected. While Windows and macOS users basically have 1 important step, those not familiar with Debian may find themselves unsure how to install the browser since it's not in the
In order to install you'll need access to either
sudo or the
- Download the .deb file for Google Chrome (via HTTPS or via FTP)
- Install Google Chrome with
sudo apt install ./Downloads/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
- Follow the on-screen prompt.
- Enjoy Google Chrome!
Google Chrome will now automatically update from Google's APT repository when updates become available. Make sure that the file "/etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list" exists and contains
deb [arch=amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main
Updates to Chrome may automatically update or modify the file, and manual changes may get removed.