I tried to install chromium with this command:

sudo apt-get install chromium-browser

But I got an error that the package is not available.

Can you please help me to download chromium?

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    Raspbian Jessie dropped the Chromium dependency. You can install it by following this guide
    – Brian
    Feb 14, 2016 at 19:40

1 Answer 1


I found I had to manually fetch and install the packages. The link the commentor provided didn't quite work for me. I ended up with the following script:


#Install Chromium Browser

wget https://www.dropbox.com/s/emv1akq9lm4gi3c/chromium-browser-l10n_50.0.2661.102-0ubuntu0.
wget https://www.dropbox.com/s/12ht1lgpossgq0q/chromium-browser_50.0.2661.102-0ubuntu0.
wget https://www.dropbox.com/s/041d46qhi9yhla7/chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra_50.0.2661.102-0ubuntu0.
sudo dpkg -i chromium-browser_50.0.2661.102-0ubuntu0.
sudo dpkg -i chromium-codecs-ffmpeg-extra_50.0.2661.102-0ubuntu0.
sudo dpkg -i chromium-browser-l10n_50.0.2661.102-0ubuntu0.

# add source for updates
wget -qO - http://bintray.com/user/downloadSubjectPublicKey?username=bintray | sudo apt-key add -
echo "deb http://dl.bintray.com/kusti8/chromium-rpi jessie main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list

#add flash
wget https://www.dropbox.com/s/enjmq0cjusw91w2/flash21.tar.xz?dl=0
tar -xJf flash21.tar.xz?dl=0
cd pepper
sudo cp *.so /usr/lib/chromium-browser/plugins
sudo cp *.json /usr/lib/chromium-browser/plugins
sudo sh -c 'echo "CHROMIUM_FLAGS=\"${CHROMIUM_FLAGS} --ppapi-flash-path=/usr/lib/chromium-browser/plugins/libpepflashplayer.so --ppapi-flash-version= -password-store=detect -user-data-dir\"" >  /etc/chromium-browser/customizations/01-pepper'

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