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 https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
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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1 Response

  1. dragonmouth says:

    Why would anybody willingly install malware on their computer?!

    The idea is to make and keep your computer secure. Installing any Google product compromises that security.

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