How To Install Chromium Web Browser on Debian 10

Install Chromium Web Browser on Debian 10

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install the Chromium Web Browser on Debian 10. For those of you who didn’t know, The Chromium project covers two utilities such as Chromium and Chromium OS, which are the open-source projects of the Google Chrome browser and Google Chrome OS. Chromium has been developed as an open-source browser project whose critical mission is to offer a more secure, faster, and more stable way to navigate the web where threats are constant at every minute.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation of Chromium Web Browser on a Debian 10 (Buster).

Install Chromium Web Browser on Debian 10 Buster

Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running these following apt commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing Chromium on Debian 10.

  • Install Chromium using Snap.

First, No we install Snap packages:

sudo apt install snapd
sudo snap install core

To install Chromium, simply use the following command:

sudo snap install chromium
  • Install Chromium from source:

Open a terminal and download the necessary packages:

wget http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/pool/main/c/chromium/chromium_83.0.4103.116-3.1_i386.deb

Then, proceed to install them:

sudo apt install ./*.deb

Step 3. Accessing the Chromium browser.

Once the installation of Chromium browser is successful, you can start the Chromium Browser using the below command:

chromium-browser

Or in the Activities search bar, type “Chromium” and click on the icon to launch the application.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Chromium. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Chromium open-source browser on Debian 10 Buster system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Chromium website.

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