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Old 11-21-2011, 05:18 PM   #16
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Rachael, if you go to the following URL, it will explain how to download a new system, and then how to install it on your machine.

It is one of the friendliest versions of Linux available, and you will be able to install Google Chrome on this with out issue once installed.

As with all netbooks, the more RAM ( memory) you can put into the machine the better.

This will get you up and running , and once you are familiar with the system, you can have a look around at others which may suit you better.

Here is the Link

Here is also a list of supported versions of Ubuntu Linux on the many different kinds of Aspire one, check with the label underneath your netbook for the model number.
Old 11-23-2011, 10:34 PM   #17
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Install Google Chrome on Linux

Step #1: Download Chrome Browser
Visit and download the package for Linux desktop.
Save .deb or .rpm package at /tmp directory.
Step #2: Install Google Chrome Browser
Open the terminal and type the following command to install the same under Debian or Ubuntu Linux:
cd /tmp
sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-beta_current_amd64.deb
If you are using Suse or Fedora Linux, enter:
rpm -ivh google-chrome-beta_current_x86_64.rpm
Step#3: Run Google Chrome Browser
You can launch Google Chrome browser by visiting the Application > Internet > Google Chrome. Or type the following command at a bash prompt:
google-chrome &

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