Chrome browser is the popular one, available for Linux, Windows, macOS, Android, and iPhone. It comes with an integrated translation of websites based on Google Translate. Its installation on other operating systems is pretty much easier as compared to Linux because it is a proprietary browser. However, its open-source version that is Chromium is very easy to download and set up because of its availability in the default repository of Linux. Although both Chrome and Chromium are exactly the same, however, still if your want to install Google’s Chrome on your Debian 11 Bullseye or 10 Buster Linux distros then here is the tutorial on it.
Google Chrome browser installation on Debian 11 Bullseye Linux
Here we will show two methods to set up this browser on your Linux, one is using the repository and the other by downloading the Chrome Deb file and install it using APT.
#1st method using repo.
1. Add Google GPG key
Open the command terminal and run the given command to add Google’s GPG key. This will help the system to recognize the packages we are about to download for the Chrome browser installation are from the original source and have not been manipulated by anyone.
wget -q -O - https://dl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -
2. Add Chrome repository on Debian 11
The next step is to add the Google Chrome repository meant for Debian-based Linux systems. It is the official one, thus we will always receive the latest packages to install.
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list'
3. Run system update on Bullseye
Once the repo is added, we have to tell the system about the newly added repo, so that it could recognize the packages available in it. For that simply run the system update command-
sudo apt update
4. Install Chrome browser
At last, run the key command to download and install the Chrome browser 64-bit stable version on your bullseye Linux.
sudo apt install google-chrome-stable
5. Run the browser
As per your desktop environment go to All applications and search for Google Chrome, as its icon appears, click it to run and surf websites.
#2nd method using Debian file
If you don’t want to go for the above method then manually download the Debian file available on its official website
- Open system browser
- Visit Chrome Website
- Click on the Download Chrome button.
- Select .Deb Package.
- Hit the “Accept and Install” button.
- This will download the file.
- Open Command terminal and run
sudo apt install ./Downloads/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb