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How To Install Chromium Browser in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

By Ricky on November 26th, 2009 

ubuntu_chromiumChromium is the open source browser on which Google Chrome browser is based. Except for the logo, which is of a slightly different color, Chromium is almost identical to Google Chrome. In this article, we will explain to you how to install Chromium browser in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala.

Google Chrome for Linux is now available officially. Click here to find out how to install it.

Open the terminal and execute the command given below to edit the source.list file.

sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list

Add the two lines given below lines in the source.list file.

deb karmic main

deb-src karmic main

Save and exit. Add the GPG key using by executing the command given below.

sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver 0xfbef0d696de1c72ba5a835fe5a9bf3bb4e5e17b5

Now, update the source list using the command given below.

sudo apt-get update

Then, install Chromium by running the command

sudo apt-get install chromium-browser

To start Chromium, you will find it under Applications -> Internet -> Chromium Web Browser.

Here are some screenshots.




How To Install Chromium Browser in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala was originally published on on November 6, 2009 - 7:08 pm (Indian Standard Time)