Install Chromium (Google chrome) web browser in Ubuntu

Posted on November 10, 2009. Filed under: Linux |

Chromium is an open-source browser project that aims to build a safer, faster, and more stable way for all Internet users to experience the web. The Chromium codebase is the basis for Google’s Chrome browser.

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

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

Add one of the following

For ubuntu 9.10 (armic) 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

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

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

Save and exit the file Now add the GPG key using the following command

sudo apt-key adv –recv-keys –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 0xfbef0d696de1c72ba5a835fe5a9bf3bb4e5e17b5

Update the source list using the following command

sudo apt-get update

Install chromium using the following command

sudo apt-get install chromium-browser

Using Chromium You can open chromium from Applications—>Internet—>Chromium Web Browser

 

References:

http://www.ubuntugeek.com/install-chromium-google-chrome-web-browser-in-ubuntu.html

http://www.ubuntugeek.com/how-to-install-chromium-google-chrome-in-ubuntu-using-deb-package.html

http://www.linuxscrew.com/2009/06/22/install-ubuntu-chromium-browser-google-chrome-for-linux/

http://www.google.com/chrome/intl/en/linux.html

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