How to Install Google Chrome on Kali Linux

Google Chrome is a cross-platform and free web browser that is widely used by regular users and tech enthusiasts alike. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Google Chrome on Kali Linux.

Step 1: Update Kali Linux

To start off, we need to update the system packages and repositories. It’s always a good idea before getting started with anything else and so with that, launch your terminal and run the command:

# apt update
Update Kali Linux
Update Kali Linux

Step 2: Download Google Chrome Package

Once the system update is complete, download the Google Chrome Debian file using the command.

# wget
Download Google Chrome in Kali Linux
Download Google Chrome in Kali Linux

Step 3: Install Google Chrome in Kali Linux

We can either use dpkg or apt package manager to install the package. In this case, we will use the apt package manager to install Google Chrome in Kali Linux.

# apt install ./google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
Install Google Chrome in Kali Linux
Install Google Chrome in Kali Linux

The installation will be completed after a few seconds depending on the speed of your PC.

Step 4: Launching Google Chrome in Kali Linux

Upon successful installation of Google Chrome, launch it using the command.

# google-chrome --no-sandbox

The browser will pop open and you can begin signing in using your Google account.

Google Chrome in Kali Linux
Google Chrome in Kali Linux
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24 thoughts on “How to Install Google Chrome on Kali Linux”

  1. Couldn’t install google on Kali linux, it is showing:

    $ wget
    • Did you install Google chrome using the following repository?

      $ wget
  2. Hey, I installed google chrome using these commands and it using the sandbox command but when I click on the icon from the applications menu it shows me it’s loading but then it just stops. Also, it shows me this:

    “[0527/] NaCl helper process running without a sandbox!
    Most likely you need to configure your SUID sandbox correctly”

  3. Facing this error pls tell me the solution

    E: Invalid archive member header
    E: Could not read meta data from /home/user/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
    E: The package lists or status file could not be parsed or opened.


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