(Last Updated On: June 23, 2016)

Want to install Chromium Web Browser on your Linux box now?. Here is a small tutorial on how to get Chromium Working on your Linux Box.
Chromium is the multi platform open source web browser which strives for a secure, fast and stable web browsing experience for its users. It is a tabbed web shell built upon WebKit engine hence Chromium provides latest HTML5 and CSS3 features to the end users.

Chromium provides the following Features

  • multi-process architecture that provides better security and stability
  • A lot of  themes ready for use.
  • Has dozens of extensions to enhance functionality of browser via HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • preferences sync – keeping the same settings, bookmarks, extensions and theme over multiple machines
  • Private browsing with incognito mode
  • Faster address to IP resolution through DNS prefetching.

 How to install it on Debian, Ubuntu, Kali

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install chromium chromium-l10n

 How to install it on Suse and OpenSUSE Linux
Download Suse/openSUSE rpm package
Then type the following command followed by name of package you downloaded,the following example assumes you have chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm.

rpm -ivh  chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm


yast2 -i chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm

You can install Chromium with One Click Install.

Just click on One Click Install Link for chromium
Click on Direct Install link.

How to install Chromium browser on Fedora and CentOS
First, Install the Stable Chromium repository for Fedora Linux.

su -c "wget http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium-stable/fedora-chromium-stable.repo -O /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora-chromium-stable.repo"

Now issue the following command to install chromium

sudo yum -y install chromium

To launch it with the terminal, just type:


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