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Offline nalsdixit

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installing chromium browser
« on: September 12, 2014, 04:27:17 pm »
want to install chromium browser, but cannot find the package in synaptic package manager

using the terminal i get
nals@fujitsu:~$ sudo apt-get install chromium-browser
[sudo] password for nals:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Package chromium-browser is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source

E: Package 'chromium-browser' has no installation candidate
nals@fujitsu:~$ ^C

what is the correct pacakage i shld be looking for, i got the default xfce 64 repositories



Offline GeneC

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Re: installing chromium browser
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2014, 05:58:26 pm »

Its there but chromium , not chromium-browser...

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gene@sparky:~$ apt-cache policy chromium
  Installed: (none)
  Candidate: 35.0.1916.153-2
  Version table:
     35.0.1916.153-2 0
        500 testing/main amd64 Packages

While your at it, might as well install
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pepperflashplugin-nonfree with it.... ;)
« Last Edit: September 12, 2014, 06:01:41 pm by GeneC »

Offline nalsdixit

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Re: installing chromium browser
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2014, 02:36:54 am »
thank you, found it and istalled. using it now,...