Google chrome on linux OS

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What is the difference by copying the Google chrome to a local directory than installing it properly via native package management system on my Linux OS?

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Answered By 0 points N/A #103072

Google chrome on linux OS

Hi Conan,
Please find my solution for your problem, i have try this one and it works on my PC. 
I hope this can solve your problem refer to my screenshot also.
Step #1: Download Chrome Browser
Visit this url and download the package for Linux desktop.
Fig.01: Please select your download package format
Save .deb or .rpm package at /tmp directory.
Step #2: Install Google Chrome Browser
Open the terminal and type the following command to install the same under Debian or Ubuntu Linux:
cd /tmp
sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-beta_current_amd64.deb
If you are using Suse or Fedora Linux, enter:
rpm -ivh google-chrome-beta_current_x86_64.rpm
How Do I Run Google Chrome Browser?
You can launch Google Chrome browser by visiting the Application > Internet > Google Chrome. Or type the following command at a bash prompt:
Google – chrome &


Answered By 572230 points N/A #103073

Google chrome on linux OS


I think you are referring to installing Google Chrome using the native web installer and using the offline or standalone installer. These are actually different kinds of installer but the same version of Google Chrome. They only differ in the manner the web browser is installed. In a web installer or doing the web installation, the web browser is installed directly from the server and you must be online while the installation is happening.

In this method, the Google Chrome installer is downloaded into your computer and installed automatically once the download is complete. The actual installer used for the web browser will not be available to you and will be deleted after the installation. This method requires internet connection. In a standalone or offline installer, no internet connection is required.

Here, you only need to download the full installer and save it on your hard drive. Once the setup file is already in your computer, you can run the installer anytime even without internet connection. To download the latest version, visit Google Chrome for Linux.

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