Google Chrome is nothing but a modified version of chromium, an open source web browser.So On Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat you can also install Google Chromium from Software Center but Google Chrome has few extra features so you may want to try that.O.K,this post will explain you how to install Google chrome in Ubuntu 10.10 although it works for other debian based GNU/Linux system too.Google Chrome is the fastest browser on this planet..so without any delay ..go to the steps and install Chrome.
Although Ubuntu 10.10 comes with Firefox,installed by Default,the most popular open source browser in the world but it’s loosing it’s popularity due to some reasons.So in the upcoming versions of Ubuntu you may see Google Chrome as Default web browser.Number of features and the users share is also increasing rapidly for Google Chrome.Now,a lot of plugins are also available so that you can add some custom functionality to the browser.
step #1 : Get Google Chrome Debian package(*.deb)
Download the Google Chrome from the link given below.
Download Google Chrome
step #2 : Install Google Chrome
After downloading the .deb file from the above link,open the .deb package with Ubuntu software center,then click on install button to begin installation procedure.Wait for the installation to complete.
step #3 : Enjoy Google Chrome
That’s All ..you are done..open Applications->Internet->Google Chrome and enjoy fast browsing with Google Chrome.
Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat has just Released and after the completion of download and installation procedure of Ubuntu 10.10 you must install adobe flash player because most of the web pages on the World Wide Web(www) contains flash content.That’s why A flash player is required and adobe flash player is the ultimate choice.In Ubuntu 10.10 many things has changed as compare to it’s predecessor version Ubuntu 10.04 – Lucid Lynx,e.g you will notice some changes in ubuntu software center,in beginning itself the installation options and interface has changed.
You can Install Adobe Flash Player in many ways –
1. By Directly Downloading it from it’s official website
Go here and download Adobe Flash Player,then open the file with debian package installer.Then the installation will complete within few minutes.If you are still not sure then go here “Steps in Installing Adobe Flash player” for stepwise details.
2. From Ubuntu Software Center OR Synaptic Package Manager
Open USC or SPM and search for ‘adobe flash player’; click on install(In case of USC) or mark the package and Apply(In case on SPM) to install the adobe flash player packages.You may have to authenticate before installing,if so then enter your ubuntu 10.10 login password to proceed.
Do you know that …Most(probably more than 66%) of the web pages on the Internet have Flash Content.Some have little or some have less flash contents;some of them are totally based on Flash.So if you want to have fun watching videos on YouTube(Although YouTube has planned to use HTML 5,in that case you can enjoy videos without any need of flash player;but at least 5 years is required to implement this plan) or surfing websites on the web,a flash player is needed at the client end i.e browser.So after reading this post you can easily install firefox with a couple of clicks.Adobe Flash player is available for windows,Linux and Mac OSX,Solaris,Windows Mobile,Symbian and Android.
Steps for installing Adobe Flash Player on Firefox 3.*/4.0
#1 : Download Adobe Flash from it’s official Website(Click on the link given below and select your operating system).
Download Adobe Flash Player
#2 : Click on Agree and Install Button to begin the installation procedure.It will hardly take a couple of minutes.
#3 : After completion of installation,restart your browser.
#4 : That’s all …To verify go to YouTube and play a video.
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If you have any problem in installing Google Earth in Ubuntu 10.04(Lucid Lynx) then this post will solve the problem..it’s very easy …and will take less than a minute(Excluding Downloading Time).Just follow the steps given below.
Google Earth is a desktop applications which has derived features from Google Map,and of-course developed and maintained by Google.By Using Google Earth you can visualize the earth in 3D mode,and it allows you to interactively navigate satellite imagery,maps,terrain and other things.The other important features is that you can search for a location,find a path from one point to other.The zooming effect(Requires 3D acceleration and High Bandwidth Internet Connection) is really very good.Actually Debian packages which supports well with Ubuntu,aren’t available instead you have to install it from *.bin package,provided by Google for Linux Platform.
How to install Google Earth in Ubuntu 10.04 – Lucid Lynx
#1 : Download the binary package,’GoogleEarthLinux.bin’ for Linux/Ubuntu from the official website.
Download Google Earth
#2 : Open Terminal(CTRL+ALT+T),go(Use CD Command) to the directory where you have saved the downloaded file and make the bin file executable by typing the command –
$ chmod +x GoogleEarthLinux.bin
#3 : Next,begin the installation by typing the command(followed by a single click on Install)
#4 : After completing the installation procedure successfully,you will notice a desktop shortcut/launcher for Google Earth.If you will double click on it then,it will start the application(Google Earth);but you may have to change it’s permission(If any error occurs).If so then run the command(Don’t forget to change the directory,if needed) –
$ chmod +x Google-googleearth.desktop
Alternative Method : Open Ubuntu Software Center or Synaptic Package Manager and search for “google earth” and select the package to install.It should also work.Try it and send me your feedback through comments.