How to install Google Chrome on Kali Linux
Download the deb package from www.google.com/chrome.
dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb
When then trying to run Chrome from the menu, an error message pops up advising:
unable to run as root
and that to run as root you must specify an alternate –user-data-dir for storage of profile information.
So let’s do that, browse to:
File System -> opt -> google -> chrome
Open the file google-chrome with a text editor:
And on the last line:
exec -a "$0" "$HERE/chrome" "$@"
Add the below text:
Do it like this:
exec -a "$0" "$HERE/chrome" "$@" --user-data-dir