Installing Chromium 49 on Raspberry Pi 3

I tried looking at an older post, showing installation guide of Chromium 48 on Raspbian Jessie, but used 49 instead. It gave me errors about bad versions of packages and I had to use sudo apt-get -f install which uninstalled Chromium completely. I had to reinstall version 48 instead to get Chromium working again. I can’t remember what packages had old versions. Please can you comment to tell me how to get Chromium 49 and 52 running?!

Thanks!

Epic Chas Gamer 😎

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I am a computer programmer who can create a mobile app for your website. I am also a Raspberry Pi expert and modern gamer, with Minecraft as my favourite. I develop ECG SeaSurf, a web browser only just released, crafting the future. The project is available for Windows and a BETA Linux version at coolchasgamer.wordpress.com/ecg-seasurf-unstable. I will also be voicing Shield Evil in "ECG Sir Wolf's Castle", as well as Chas and a few others. I don't own Red Button but I contribute to it. UPDATED ON 1st March 2017, at 8:06 😎😎

4 thoughts on “Installing Chromium 49 on Raspberry Pi 3

  1. Epic Chas Gamer Post author

    UPDATE: I managed to hunt down a newer version of libfontconfig and there was another missing package that I managed to hunt down. I was trying to run v52. When I launched it from the terminal. It launched and then crashed with the error Segmentation fault. I hat to downgrade back to v48.

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  2. Epic Chas Gamer Post author

    UPDATE: Seems like Chromium is now in the Raspbian Repositories. Version 51 is available and can be installed on Raspbian with the following command:

    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install chromium-browser

    Enjoy!

    Epic Chas Gamer 🙂

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