How to Install Google Chrome Web Browser on Debian 10 Linux

Debian is a famous, secure and accessible computer operating system that formulates its base on Linux kernel and some other components imbibed from the GNU project. For downloading Debian 10, users can use internet, and from CD it can be downloaded at a nominal rate. There has been a new update in the version of Debian, called Debian 10 which released on 16th November 2019. Although it’s available for download quite easily, installing it can get a little tricky. This article will give you insights into step by step procedure for installing Debian 10 from Google Chrome. Chrome is an internet platform developed by Google which can be run on iOS, Windows, Linux, macOS and Android.

Before starting with the downloading of Debian, the user needs to have Debian 10 with root privileges and internet connectivity at high speed.

The user needs to login on the platform and updates it using the command ‘apt-get update’. After completion of this step, download the .deb packages from Chrome. The power for the same is as follows-

cd /tmp


This step is a little time taking, so the user must comply with the time-consuming procedure. If anyhow, wget isn’t functional on the user’s PC, then they can install it by utilising the command

apt install wget

The user needs to install the .deb packages on Chrome after downloading it. After completion of the above-stated step, give the following commands have at the terminal:

apt install ./google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

When the system asks for a confirmation, the character Y has to be entered, and this procedure will take around 5-10 minutes.


Once there has been a successful installation of Debian, it has to be launched from Chrome. At the terminal, run the command given below with ordinary user privileges:



If by any chance, the user wants to remove Google Chrome from the system, the same can be done by evoking the following command

apt purge google-chrome-stable


Again, a confirmation prompt will pop-up in which the user needs to type Y from the keyboard. to ensure successful removal, test by entering the following command


An error notification will pop up stating, no such directory or file exists.

If the user has followed all the listed steps ahead, they will surely be able to utilize Debian 10. Debian has some perks not offered by its counterparts. The perks include easy installation; it has the best packing system and humongous amount of compatible software. Many times installation of a new software crashes the system, but courtesy to Debian 10, nothing of this sort would happen. Dpkg, Debian’s robust packing system makes sure that the software is compatible and doesn’t hamper the functioning of the system. One additional fact about Debian 10 is, it has more than 59000 different pieces of software, which is available free of cost. There is a predefined installer in Debian 10 which could install the software and make it ready for use. Debian 10 is surely ready to set new benchmarks in the field of OS and making use of this article would be beneficial in the installation of Debian 10.



Hide What You’re Listening To on Spotify So Your Friends Don’t Make Fun of You

Are you looking to hide your activity on Spotify, if yes then you are at the right place.

In this article, you would get complete information about how you can hide your activity on Spotify and play anything you want without the stress of being caught. As we all know that collection available on Spotify and if someone wishes to fulfil his/her guilty pleasures, then it could be done on Spotify.

The only problem with fulfilling your pleasures is that anyone from your family who is following your account on Spotify can know about what your interest is, there are various ways available to hide your activities on Spotify.

Inside your Spotify app in iOS and Android, you can hide your activity by selecting privacy session, making a secret playlist for yourselves, by prohibiting all social sharing. In this way, you can stop everyone from looking into your recent activity and could listen to your favourite songs easily.

How to Turn Off Spotify Listening Activity

You can easily hide your activity using three options :

  • Listening Activity: when you disable this option, all your activity on Spotify is invisible, including playlists, station, albums and everything.
  • Privacy session: As the name describes, in this session all of your activity which you made just after switching this option on is made invisible from all other peoples and it works till the time you close the app, or you are not active for at least six hours, or you disable this feature manually.
  • Make secret: – In this mode too, your activity is hidden from others, but here your activity is only protected for the playlist that was selected by you while choosing this option and if you play music outside the selected playlist, your activities would be visible to others, until you use one of the two mentioned options.

Option 1:

Disable all listening activity

You have full right to stop your followers from seeing what your recent activities were, what you listened few minutes or hours ago just by turning off the “Listening Activity” feature in settings of your app. After entering in the app, click on “Home” tab at the bottom, then on the top right click on the cog icon.

It depends on which phone you are using, if you have an, I phone or Android phone, you can either tap on “Social” (iOS) or scroll down to social section (Android). “Listening Activity” is enabled by default, you need to turn it off.

Once you have switched off this feature, the person following your account cannot view your listening activity. And if you want to show your activity again, you need to enable it again.

Option 2:

Turn on the private session

If you want to hide your activity just for a limited period. The “Private session” option is available to do the same. Open Spotify app, tap on the “home” tab, select the cog icon on the top right. Now it depends on that you have I phone or Android phone, either you can tap on the social option in iOS, or you can scroll down and select the social section in Android.

After performing the steps mentioned above, select “Private session” which will grey out and disable “Listening Activity” if it on.

Now after performing these steps, you will see a black banner at the bottom which would display the message “Private session”. And as you read above, all your activities would get hidden from your followers temporarily.

“Private session” will turn off when you would close the Spotify app or after six hours of no use or when you turn it off manually by going through the settings.

Option 3:

Make your playlist secret

In case if you are having a playlist containing all your embarrassing songs, there is no need to hide all your activities. You can choose to turn it in secret one, by masking your listening activity only for that playlist.

Open the Spotify app, select “Your Library” option in the bottom right, select the playlist you wish to hide. Tap on the ellipsis icon in the top right. You will get several options, select “Make secret”. Then you will get a pop up which would say your playlist is secret now.

Now when you get that pop-up message, then it means that it wouldn’t be visible to anyone that you are listening to that playlist. But one thing to keep in mind that your followers would be able to see the songs which you are listening and which are not in your playlist too.

And if you want to make the playlist public again, select menu and tap on “Make Public”.