When I try to install Chromium or Firefox, the following error occurs:

$ sudo apt-get install chromium-browser
E: Package 'chromium-browser' has no installation candidate

$ sudo apt-get install firefox-mozilla-build
E: Unable to locate package firefox-mozilla-build

Info about the system $ hostnamectl

Static hostname: kali
         Icon name: computer
        Machine ID: ----
           Boot ID: ----
  Operating System: Kali GNU/Linux Rolling
            Kernel: Linux 4.19.93-Re4son-v7+
      Architecture: arm

How would I go about installing Chromium and Firefox?

2 Answers 2


First, run the following command to update the repos and update your packages:

sudo apt update && sudo apt full-upgrade

To install chromium:

sudo apt install chromium

To install firefox:

sudo apt install firefox
  • Please note that you should better use apt full-upgrade instead of only simple apt upgrade.
    – Ingo
    Apr 27, 2020 at 11:18
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    Ah sorry! I’ll edit that in my answer.
    – Toffee
    Apr 27, 2020 at 20:23
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    @Ingo done apt full-update still getting the same error
    – VA splash
    Apr 28, 2020 at 8:29

This works for me:

apt full-upgrade
apt-get install -y gconf-service libasound2 libatk1.0-0 libcairo2 libcups2 libfontconfig1 libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 libgtk-3-0 libnspr4 libpango-1.0-0 libxss1 fonts-liberation libappindicator1 libnss3 lsb-release xdg-utils
wget http://ftp.us.debian.org/debian/pool/main/c/chromium/chromium_81.0.4044.92-1_armel.deb
dpkg -i chromium_81.0.4044.92-1_armhf.deb; apt-get -fy install

Make sure to run those commands as root.

  • dpkg: error processing archive chromium_81.0.4044.92-1_armhf.deb (--install): package architecture (armhf) does not match system (armel)
    – VA splash
    May 4, 2020 at 9:14
  • I am using PI 3
    – VA splash
    May 4, 2020 at 9:15
  • Ok, I edited it; give the new version a try.
    – user96931
    May 9, 2020 at 0:17

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