venerdì 7 ottobre 2011

How to Install Chromium (Google chrome) in Ubuntu using deb package

We have already discussed how to install google chrome using wine .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 can use this tutorial to install chromium in Ubuntu using PPAs and after that you can try any one of the following methods.

First you need to download .deb package from here using the following command
Now you have cxchromium_0.9.0-1_i386.deb package install this package using the following command

sudo dpkg -i cxchromium_0.9.0-1_i386.deb

Using Ubuntu PPA

First you need edit /etc/apt/sources.list file
gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
Add the following two lines for Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) Users
deb jaunty main
deb-src jaunty main
For ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic) Users add the following two lines
deb karmic main
deb-src karmic main
For ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid) Users add the following two lines
deb lucid main
deb-src lucid main
save and exit the file
Now add the GPG key using the following command
sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver 0xfbef0d696de1c72ba5a835fe5a9bf3bb4e5e17b5
or For karmic users use the following command
sudo add-apt-key ppa:chromium-daily/ppa
Update source list
sudo apt-get update
Install chromium browser using the following command
sudo apt-get install chromium-browser

This will complete the installation
If you want to open chromium go to Applications->CrossOver Chromium->Chromium
Chromium web browser in action

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