Google Chrome is the worlds’s most popular, fastest and powerful web browser. It’s secure browser and easy to use for the latest web. It is not an open source browser and it is based on Chromium browser which is available in Debian repositories. In this tutorial you will learn how to install Google Chrome web browser on Debian 10 machine.
Before you starting installation, you should logged in as a non-root user with sudo privileges.
Install Google Chrome on Debian
First of all, start your system terminal and download latest Google Chrome
.deb package using below wget command:
Once the download has been completed, install Google Chrome on your Debian system using apt command:
sudo apt install ./google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
After that you will be prompt you to enter your password. Enter your system password and hit Enter key to continue.
Start Google Chrome
Now Google Chrome is installed on you Debian system. You can start it either by using command line by typing
google-chrome or you can click on Google Chrome icon from
Activities → Google Chrome.
If you will Google Chrome for first time, it will show a dialog like as below. It will ask, if you want to make Google Chrome your default browser and to send usage statistic and crash reports to Google:
Select according to your preference, and click
OK to proceed.
After that, Google Chrome will open and you can see default chrome welcome page as given below:
Finally, installation is completed and you can enjoy browsing with Google Chrome.
Upgrade Google Chrome
At the time of installation, Google Chrome official repository will be added to your Debian 10 machine. You can verify the file contents using cat command:
### THIS FILE IS AUTOMATICALLY CONFIGURED ### # You may comment out this entry, but any other modifications may be lost. deb [arch=amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main
It will confirm that your Google Chrome installation do update automatically when a new version released.
You have successfully learned how to install Google Chrome on Debian 10 Buster. You also can import bookmarks, passwords and settings into Chrome from your another browsers.
If you facing any issue in installing Google Chrome, please leave comment below.