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I went to the google chrome website and downloaded the 64 bit .deb package from the site, after it downloads and opens the software center, when I click the install button it starts to install then it gives me this error "dpkg: error processing archive /tmp/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb (--install): cannot access archive: No such file or directory", i do not understand why there is no such file when it says under the download page it says "this will add the add the google repository". Is there another way to install chrome or is there a way to solve this problem?

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Have you tried opening a terminal and running sudo dpkg -i packagename, where packagename is the name (and path, if necessary) to the deb file? –  saiarcot895 Jul 11 '14 at 1:28
You asked for the repository. In System settings go to Software & Updates , then Other software tab, then click add and write deb stable main . Also, "http://" before dl. It doesnt show up in my comment for some reason. Note the spaces in stable and main. Once it's added , edit it to type Binary –  Serg Jul 11 '14 at 1:41
Found something else:… –  Serg Jul 11 '14 at 1:57

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The problem is that Google Chrome can't install some of it's proprietary dependencies. You need to go to System Settings, Software & Updates, and check the check boxes to enable the Multiverse and Universe repositories. Then close the window, and you should be asked to update information about the packages. Click Update (or whatever it says) and it will close. Then try to install the .deb file again.

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Any package dependencies Google Chrome has specified are not proprietary. The proprietary parts are included in their package itself. –  saiarcot895 Jul 11 '14 at 1:27

Download Chrome from Ubuntu repositories

sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable

Apt-get can do work for you and better than messing with deb packages personally

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and this command is supposed to be ran in terminal. you know that , right? Ctrl+Alt+T to open new terminal –  Serg Jul 11 '14 at 0:38
I put it in the terminal and I got this back, Unable to locate package google-chrome-stable –  user274819 Jul 11 '14 at 0:39
What I did just now was removing Chrome from my machine and reinstalled it using the command I gave you in the answer. So the repository is there, it should be able to locate it. So it must be problem with dpkg utility.Try this, removing all traces of the package and reinstalling: –  Serg Jul 11 '14 at 0:46
Also, pay attention, because in the answer they remove a different program. You have to remove chrome packages instead of git. Another solution is use Chromium web browser. They are the same , just Chromium is community developed and was basis for Chrome, while Chrome is supported by Google itself –  Serg Jul 11 '14 at 0:53
I removed everything Chrome related from my computer including Chromium which I previously installed, including any addons with Chromium. I used that command again and i am coming up with the same response, "unable to locate package of google-chrome-stable". Maybe you have the repository and I don't.. Can I add the Chrome repository? –  user274819 Jul 11 '14 at 1:06

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