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How to install Google Chrome on Debian 11?

There are many web browsers available for Linux. From the most popular to the most unknown. Well, in this tutorial you will learn how to install Google Chrome on Debian 11.

As we know Debian 11 has recently come out and includes Firefox by default as most Linux distributions. However, there are still those who prefer to use Google Chrome. One cause could be the excellent integration with their mobile version of Android or simply because of the wide variety of extensions available. In any case, we are talking about one of the most important web browsers out there and one of the best. Of that there is no doubt.

Install Google Chrome on Debian 11

Although Google Chrome is not present in the official Debian repositories, this is not a problem for the installation. This is due to the DEB package that we can download from the Google website.

So, from your web browser go to the Google Chrome page

1.- Google Chrome page
1.- Google Chrome page
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Then, click on the Download button and you will be asked to choose between the DEB package and the RPM.

2.- Get Chrome for Linux
2.- Get Chrome for Linux

Choose the DEB and start the download.

When finished, you can open your file explorer and double click on the downloaded package to start the installation.

Alternatively, you can install it via terminal. In this case, open a terminal and access the folder where you downloaded them. It is usually Downloads.

cd Downloads

And with this command, proceed to install Google Chrome on Debian 11

sudo apt install ./google-chrome-stable-stable_current_amd64.deb
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
Reading state information... Done
Note, selecting 'google-chrome-stable' instead of './google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb'
The following additional packages will be installed:
  fonts-liberation libu2f-udev
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  fonts-liberation google-chrome-stable libu2f-udev
0 upgraded, 3 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 834 kB/81.1 MB of archives.
After this operation, 258 MB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] 

At the end of the installation, the Google Chrome repository will be added. This will allow you to have the browser updated along with the system.

3.- Google Chrome on Debian 11
3.- Google Chrome on Debian 11

Now in the main menu, you can launch Google Chrome without any problems.

So, enjoy it.

Conclusion

Google Chrome has gained its popularity step by step. This makes many users want to use it in Debian 11. So in this post you have learned how to install it.

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