Chrome on Ubuntu: Install it now, show interest in promoting companies to write Linux software!

Derek Broughton derek at
Thu Jun 11 13:19:44 UTC 2009

Dotan Cohen wrote:

> It looks like Chrome nicely requests updates just like any other
> software installed via apt-get:
> $ sudo apt-get upgrade
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree
> Reading state information... Done
> The following packages will be upgraded:
>   google-chrome-unstable libaprutil1
> 2 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
> Need to get 12.9MB of archives.
> After this operation, 348kB of additional disk space will be used.
> Do you want to continue [Y/n]?
> I did not know that this was even possible without configuring a repo.
> I installed via a .deb package.

Sure - any package can include a file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/PACKAGE.list, 
and then you're automagically included in the updates.  

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