How To Install chromium-common on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install chromium-common on Kali Linux. chromium-common is web browser - common resources used by the chromium packages

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install chromium-common on Kali Linux.

What is chromium-common

Web browser that aims to build a safer, faster, and more stable internet browsing experience.

This package contains resources that are in common to different chromium packages.

There are three ways to install chromium-common on Kali Linux . We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install chromium-common Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install chromium-common using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install chromium-common

Install chromium-common Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install chromium-common using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install chromium-common

Install chromium-common Using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Kali Linux. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install chromium-common using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install chromium-common

How To Uninstall chromium-common on Kali Linux

To uninstall only the chromium-common package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove chromium-common

Uninstall chromium-common And Its Dependencies

To uninstall chromium-common and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove chromium-common

Remove chromium-common Configurations and Data

To remove chromium-common configuration and data from Kali Linux we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge chromium-common

Remove chromium-common configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove chromium-common configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge chromium-common

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install chromium-common using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.