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Install Google Chrome in Linux

Still one of the best dev environments for web apps.

📅Date04 April 2020Updated30 December 2020
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chromedevlinux

Install Google Chrome

cd ~/tmp
git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/google-chrome.git
cd google-chrome/
makepkg -si

Execute with:

google-chrome-stable &

Extensions

Privacy

  • uBlock Origin: Finally, an efficient blocker. Easy on CPU and memory.
  • Privacy Badger: Privacy Badger automatically learns to block invisible trackers.
  • Ugly Email: Get Back Your Email Privacy, Block Email Tracking.

Development

Misc

HTML to PDF

I’ve found a better way than to use wkhtmltopdf to render an HTML page to a PDF file: headless Chrome.

Save an HTML page as a PDF with the following command:

google-chrome-stable --headless --disable-gpu \
--print-to-pdf=some-pdf-name.pdf http://some.page/url

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