How To Install chromium on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install chromium on Kali Linux. chromium is web browser

Introduction

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

What is chromium

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

This package contains the web browser component.

There are three ways to install chromium 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 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 using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install chromium

Install chromium Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

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

sudo apt -y install chromium

Install chromium 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 using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install chromium

How To Uninstall chromium on Kali Linux

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

sudo apt-get remove chromium

Uninstall chromium And Its Dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove chromium

Remove chromium Configurations and Data

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

sudo apt-get -y purge chromium

Remove chromium configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

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

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge chromium

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Summary

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