Re: need google chrome installation instructions that work
- Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2018 08:02:23 -0800
- From: Patrick Bartek <nemommxiv@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: need google chrome installation instructions that work
On Wed, 21 Nov 2018 03:30:26 -0500
Felix Miata <mrmazda@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Downloading Chrome is easy. Installing is not. The download page says "download and install",
> but all that happens is firefox fetches, and no auto install via apt* or dpkg is attempted. Apt
> and aptitude won't install the local file because it "isn't found". The
> https://www.google.com/linuxrepositories/ "Google Linux Software Repositories" page says how to
> configure GPG, but nothing about configuring repo in sources.list. Where are the secret
> incantations to be found?
I use gdebi (it's in the repos) to install locally saved .deb files.
Apt-get won't install local files, that is, not in a repo. GDebi also
takes care of dependencies which dpkg does not. I use the commandline
version. IIRC, there's GUI interface, too, if you prefer that.