Install Google Chrome in Ubuntu with Wine

The Linux version of Google’s Chrome web browser is not ready yet. Don’t boot up Windows, if you’re interested in testing it out it’s possible to do so by running Chrome under Wine.

[update] Wine 1.1.4 has been released, and includes fixes for running Chrome. I’ll update this post once I give it a try.

You’ll need to have an up-to-date version of Wine, I tested it with version 1.1.3. See #8 in this blog post on how to install the latest Wine versions. If you’re not sure, run this command to check your Wine version: