How To Install Google Chrome on Debian 11

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Install Google Chrome on Debian 11
Install Google Chrome on Debian 11

Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the Web faster, safer, and easier. It has one box for everything—Type in the address bar and get suggestions for both search and web pages.

It is a solid browser with a good security record. It’s fast, has some unique features, and is generally pretty light on system resources.

Here, we will see how to install Google Chrome on Debian 11.

System Requirements

Google Chrome no longer works on the 32-bit version of Debian.

Add Google Chrome Repository

Download the Google signing key and install it.

wget -qO - https://dl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo gpg --dearmor -o /usr/share/keyrings/googlechrome-linux-keyring.gpg

Set up the Google Chrome repository.

echo "deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/googlechrome-linux-keyring.gpg] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list

Install Google Chrome

Update the repository index.

sudo apt update

Install Google Chrome using the below command.

sudo apt install -y google-chrome-stable

If you want to try the beta version of Google Chrome, use the following command to install it.

sudo apt install -y google-chrome-beta

Access Google Chrome

Once the Chrome installation is complete, you can start the Google Chrome browser by typing the command in the terminal or going to Activities on Debian.

Graphical Mode

Open Google Chrome
Open Google Chrome

Command Line

Google Chrome Stable:

google-chrome

OR

google-chrome-stable

Google Chrome beta:

google-chrome-beta

If you want, you can set Google Chrome as the default web browser.

Set Default Browser
Set Default Browser

Screenshot of Google Chrome browser running on Debian 11.

Google Chrome Running On Debian 11
Google Chrome Running On Debian 11

Conclusion

That’s All. I hope you were able to install Google Chrome on Debian 11 without any issues.

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