Google Chrome 64 install breaks existing

Gary J. Kirkpatrick garyartista at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 17:38:10 UTC 2016


On Mon, Jan 25, 2016 at 2:21 PM, Andrew Constantine <
andrewconstantine at outlook.com> wrote:

> What I would do is open a terminal and run:
>
> $ sudo apt-get purge google-chrome-stable
> $ sudo apt-get autoremove
>
> Then go to google.com/chrome and download the 64 bit .deb (debian/ubuntu)
> version. Open your friend the terminal again.
>
> $ sudo dpkg -i --force-depends
> ./Downloads/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
> $ sudo apt-get -f install
>
> Then you should be up and running with 64 bit chrome.
>
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> ------------------------------
> Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2016 07:33:05 +0100
> Subject: Google Chrome 64 install breaks existing
> From: garyartista at gmail.com
> To: ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
>
>
> Upon loading Chrome I get a message that I will no longer get updates to
> Chrome, and to install the 64 bit version.  When I do so, Software Center
> opens and will not install the package.
>
> "Breaks existing package 'google chrome stable:i386' conflict: google
> chrome stable ()
>
> I have not removed the 32 bit version.  Just wanted to check to see if
> that would be the thing to do.  I could not find any references to install
> problems so I imagine this would be fine.
>
> Thanks for any advice
>
>
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I removed it using software center and that worked fine.  This method might
be a bit more thorough.

garyk
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