Install Sun Java: sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu maverick partner sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jdk Install Google Chrome unstable: Add this to /etc/apt/sources.list: deb http://dl.google.com/linux/deb/ stable non-free main sudo wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub > google.pub sudo apt-key add google.pub sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install google-chrome-unstable