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Installing Google Chorme into Linux MInt 12 (Lisa)

I'm generally a Ubuntu/OpenSUSE user.
I love both of these for the strong points they have. Recently though I decided to give the ubuntu variant Linux Mint a try before moving to Ubuntu 12.

The experience with mint till now is pleasant. I did really like how it came integrated with most of the components I used to add later to Ubuntu.
I also liked the Gnome3 interface (to some extent).

And just when everything was merry I tried installing Google Chrome in it and voila!!
The default debian installation package we get from Google isn't working here.

So after a little bit of tinkering around I found a little nifty solution.

Just one round of caution. The below steps require you to use Terminal

After opening a terminal, the first thing we need to do is to download google’s signing public key and add it to the apt-key database.

wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -

Next, we’ll create an apt repository file for google under /etc/apt/sources.list.d called google.list.

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list'
 Finally, we’ll update the repository list and download the package from the source.

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable

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