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I'm trying to install Google Chrome in my Ubuntu 11.10 OS however I'm getting this error:

$ sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
[sudo] password for xybrek: 
Selecting previously deselected package google-chrome-stable.
(Reading database ... 167351 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking google-chrome-stable (from google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb) ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of google-chrome-stable:
 google-chrome-stable depends on gconf-service; however:
  Package gconf-service is not installed.
 google-chrome-stable depends on libgconf-2-4 (>= 2.31.1); however:
  Package libgconf-2-4 is not installed.
 google-chrome-stable depends on libx11-6 (>= 2:; however:
  Version of libx11-6 on system is 2:1.4.4-2ubuntu1.
dpkg: error processing google-chrome-stable (--install):
 dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Processing triggers for gnome-menus ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf.index...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
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marked as duplicate by Alvar, fossfreedom Jul 8 '13 at 10:53

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You may get more answers if you Chang the title to explain the problem is installing chrome. On 11.10 – namingFailed Jul 7 '13 at 12:38
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Your issue is due to the fact that the software repositories for 11.10 do not have those packages (gconf-service, libgconf-2-4, libx11-6 >= 2: For this reason, the software package is not installable on 11.10. Releases from 12.04 onwards should work.

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For the Ubuntu equivalent of Google Chrome, try Chromium (package chromium-browser). They're pretty much exactly the same. – Richard Jul 8 '13 at 1:58
Problem here is that I'm not sure if the Chrome plugins I will be needing that work for Chrome would work for Chromium out of the box – xybrek Jul 9 '13 at 3:25
Most Chrome extensions will also work on Chromium. Chromium is basically an open-source fork of Chrome authored by Google. – Richard Jul 10 '13 at 2:08

Please look here:

To quote:

The Stable channel has been updated to 28.0.1500.45 for Linux.

The minimum requirements for Linux have also been updated:

Ubuntu 12.04+
Debian 7+
OpenSuSE 12.2+
Fedora Linux 17+
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Thanks for this answer, but can you site some solution other than upgrading to 12.04 – xybrek Jul 9 '13 at 3:38

This is happen just because of dependencies,

Try fallowing command in the terminal:

sudo apt-get -f install
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I've tried this already, but it did not help... – xybrek Jul 7 '13 at 16:41… - This post might be help you. It could happen with some third party tools so try to remove them or try sudo apt-get autoremove as the first step. – Maduka Jayalath Jul 7 '13 at 17:46

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