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How do I install Google Chrome on my Ubuntu 13.10 easily? I had downloaded the file called google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb from google downloads but it doesnot install using Ubuntu Software Center.

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possible duplicate of How do I install a .deb file via the command line? – Registered User Apr 3 '14 at 8:33
    
possible duplicate of Install Google Chrome Ubuntu 12.04 without sudo – dobey Apr 3 '14 at 9:21

Open a Terminal and go to the folder where you downloaded the deb file an type:

sudo dpkg -i ./google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb

It will install the package system-wide.

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thank you. it was of great help. – user264840 Apr 3 '14 at 8:16
    
If you get an error about unmet dependencies or the package not configuring, you can run sudo apt-get install -f to fix the installation. It will install the missing packages as well as the last one you attempted to install. – The Brown One Dec 2 '15 at 15:31

http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/ppa/google_chrome:

  1. wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -
  2. sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list'
  3. sudo apt-get update
  4. sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable
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Right now I am using Chromium by Google. If Chrome isn't working, try Chromium in the Ubuntu Software Center or Muon Discover.

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The user is asking how to install from a .deb file. It is not an issue of Chrome itself not working. – The Brown One Dec 1 '15 at 18:25

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