2014-09-30

Install Google Chrome in Debian Wheezy XFCE

In order to install chrome, you will need to do the following.

1) Download the Google Chrome Installer ( I am using the 32 bit .deb)

Alternatively, download DEB file directly.
For 32-bit systems:
wget -c https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb
For 64-bit systems:
wget -c wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

2) As a root install three packages that are required in order to install Chrome:
apt-get install libxss1 libcurl3 
libappindicator1

3) Now change the directory to wherever you downloaded Chrome, in my case it went to the default /home/$USER/Downloads folder, and run the following command:
dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb

4) If you happen to receive errors about missing packages, you can fix it by running:
apt-get -f install

You should now see chrome under the applications menu under Internet Applications. 

http://levlaz.blogspot.com/2013/11/install-google-chrome-in-debian-wheezy.html
http://www.itworld.com/software/358509/install-google-chrome-browser-debian-7
http://gamblisfx.com/how-to-install-google-chrome-on-debian-wheezy-7-5-64-bit-edition/

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