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How to install Chromium on Ubuntu?

August 02, 2009 02:30 PDT

Posted by Andrew.

Ivan posted an article [HowTo] Install Chromium (Open Source Google Chrome) On Ubuntu in, this tutorial will show you how to install Chromium (Open Source Google Chrome) with 6 steps on Ubuntu:

1. Edit you repository list, open /etc/apt/sources.list file with this command:

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

2. Add this to the end of the file, after that safe and exit:

deb jaunty main
deb-src jaunty main

3. Now add the GPG key, use this command:

sudo apt-key adv <code>--</code>recv-keys <code>--</code>keyserver 0xfbef0d696de1c72ba5a835fe5a9bf3bb4e5e17b5

4. Update the source list with this command:

sudo apt-get upgrade

5. Install Chromium, with this command:

sudo apt-get install chromium-browser

6. That’s it! To use Chromium go to Applications > Internet > Chromium Web Browser

Other resource about Chromium and Linux

  1. 31 July 2009 Dev Channel Update: More progress on Mac and Linux
  2. Chromium - Chromium is the open-source project behind Google Chrome
  3. Ubuntu - Ubuntu is a community developed, Linux-based operating system that is perfect for laptops, desktops and servers.
  4. Download Google Chrome for Ubuntu Linux
  5. Good news for Mac and Linux users: CrossOver Chromium
  6. Official Google Chrome on Mac OS X: Coming soon!

#1  posted on August 26, 2009 13:34 PDT

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