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Install Google Chrome Web Browser in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot

Ubuntu 11.10 final is here!

But some of you might be having troubles to install the nonfree google chrome web browser.
To install it, just follow the following steps:

1. Download the deb package on http://www.google.com/chrome
2. Open a command prompt and try to install it: sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

You will have the following normal errors:
Selecting previously deselected package google-chrome-stable.
(Reading database ... 127754 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking google-chrome-stable (from .../google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb) ...
dpkg: dependency problems prevent configuration of google-chrome-stable:
google-chrome-stable depends on libnspr4-0d (>= 4.7.3-0ubuntu1~); however:
Package libnspr4-0d is not installed.
google-chrome-stable depends on libxss1; however:
Package libxss1 is not installed.
google-chrome-stable depends on libcurl3; however:
Package libcurl3 is not installed.
dpkg: error processing google-chrome-stable (--install):
dependency problems - leaving unconfigured
Processing triggers for gnome-menus ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf.index...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
google-chrome-stable

3. Now just type the following command: sudo apt-get install -f

And Google Chrome will install!

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