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How to install Google Crome on Linux system

Google Chrome is a freeware web browser designed by Google.Chrome was assembled from 25 different code libraries from Google and third parties such as Mozilla’s Netscape Portable Runtime, Network Security Services, NPAPI, Skia Graphics Engine, SQLite, and a number of other open-source projects.Google chrome is very light weight and fast web browser, It allows easy to access, We can browser web site and search with same box. Google Chrome provide secure web browsing to the end user without any issue,The installation process also very easy and simplest steps, This article will describe the installation process of Google Crome on Linux system.


Step 1: Add Google Chrome PPA File

First of all we need to append the google chrome repository in system using by below commands.

root@linuxpcfix [~]#$wget -q -O – https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add –
root@linuxpcfix [~]#$sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list’

Step 2: Install/Upgrade Google Chrome
After appending Google chrome repository in the system perform following commands to install latest Google chrome stable release.
Note : If you already have installed older version, It will upgrade current installed version with recent stable version.

root@linuxpcfix [~]#$ sudo apt-get update
root@linuxpcfix [~]#$ sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable

Step 3: Start Google Chrome
Google chrome has been installed successfully on our system. Let start Google through following command.

root@linuxpcfix [~]#$ google-chrome

[or]

root@linuxpcfix [~]# $ google-chrome-stable

Cognates you have successfully installed Google chrome on Ubuntu system.

Note :: If you want to installGoogle Crome on centos/rhel as well as the use the following steps.
First of all add the new Google Crome repo as below.
If your OS is 32Bit the append following

[google-chrome-32]
name=Google – i386
baseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/$basearch
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub

If you OS is 64-bit the append the following line in your repo.

[google-crome-64]
name=Google – x86_64
baseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/rpm/stable/x86_64
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub

Finally execute the following command to complete the installation process through Yum.

root@linuxpcfix [~]# yum install google-chrome-stable

That’s it.

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