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Old 03-03-2017, 02:53 PM   #16
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the username was confusing.
 
Old 03-03-2017, 04:51 PM   #17
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Just a quick note that the ~ (tilde) shortcut can be used to refer to the current user's home directories or files in a command.

e.g. cd /home/freddy/Desktop can be written as cd ~/Desktop

and ls -l /home/freddy/Downloads/*.doc can be written as ls -l ~/Downloads/*.doc

That saves having to determine the user's username for questions like this one.

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Old 03-03-2017, 05:54 PM   #18
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Will I have to do this for every download because I'm having the same problem with everything I try to download.
NO

you should use your package manager
"apt-get" and it's tools
or
the GUI "Synaptic"

for atp

Code:
su -

apt search chrom
One of the returns is
-----
chromium/stable 56.0.2924.76-1~deb8u1 amd64
web browser

-----

so
Code:
su -
apt-get install chromium
and chrome is installed ( the open version is )
 
  


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