How To Install Google Chrome 42 (Stable) On The Most Popular Linux Systems, Via The Official Google Repository

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Google Chrome 42 (42.0.2311.90) has been released yesterday, coming with improvements for the apps, extensions and Web Platform APIs, a new “Manage accounts” bubble has been implemented, a bug with the volume control has been squashed.

Also, the developers have announced that their application is finally: “The answer to life, the universe and everything.”

In this article I will show you how to install Google Chrome 42 Stable on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, LXLE, Linux Lite, Peppermint, Deepin, Debian, SparkyLinux, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia and OpenMandriva.

Follow the instructions for your system and architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation:

How to install Chrome 42 on Ubuntu, Debian and derivative systems:

Instructions for bot 32 bit and 64 bit systems:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list'
$ wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable

Optional, to remove Chrome 42 stable, from both 32 bit and 64 bit systems, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove google-chrome-stable

How to install Chrome 42 on Fedora and CentOS systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo -e "[google-chrome]\nname=google-chrome - 32-bit\nbaseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/i386\nenabled=1\ngpgcheck=1\ngpgkey=https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub" >> /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo'
$ sudo yum update
$ yum install google-chrome-stable

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ sudo sh -c 'echo -e "[google-chrome]\nname=google-chrome - 64-bit\nbaseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/x86_64\nenabled=1\ngpgcheck=1\ngpgkey=https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub" >> /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo'
$ sudo yum update
$ yum install google-chrome-stable

Optional, to remove Chrome 42 stable, from both 32 bit and 64 bit systems, do:

$ sudo yum remove google-chrome-stable

How to install Chrome 42 on OpenSUSE systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ sudo zypper ar http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/i386 Google-Chrome
$ sudo zypper refresh
$ sudo zypper install google-chrome-stable

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ sudo zypper ar http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/x86_64 Google-Chrome
$ sudo zypper refresh
$ sudo zypper install google-chrome-stable

Optional, to remove Chrome 42 stable, from both 32 bit and 64 bit systems, do:

$ sudo zypper remove google-chrome-stable

How to install Chrome 42 on Mageia and OpenMandriva systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ sudo rpm --import https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub
$ sudo urpmi.addmedia --update chrome_i386 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/i386
$ sudo urpmi google-chrome-stable

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ sudo rpm --import https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub
$ sudo urpmi.addmedia --update chrome_x86_64 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/x86_64
$ sudo urpmi google-chrome-stable

Optional, to remove Chrome 42 stable, from both 32 bit and 64 bit systems, do:

$ sudo urpme google-chrome-stable

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