Knoppix 7.4 comes with the IceWeasel browser. Awesome name, but I really prefer Google Chrome.If you have a persistent version of Knoppix on a thumb drive or hard drive then there are few steps you have to go through to install Google Chrome.
1. Download 32-bit Debian version of Google Chrome. Just go to google.com in IceWeasel and search for chrome browser. The download will be saved in the downloads folder automatically.
2. Install Google Chrome
Open a terminal window using the tool bar.
Type CD Downloads. (Yes capitalization is important).
Type SUDO DPKG -i <Package name>
where <package name. = the name of the downloaded file.
at the time of writing the command is
SUDO DPKG -i google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb
During the install you will see an error about libappindicator1 not being installed.
3. Fix dependencies using Synaptic Package Manager
In your terminal window type
Ignore prompt to fix broken packages.
Click on the search button and type
libappindicator1 and press enter
Right click the application package libappindicator1 and mark for installation.
Click apply changes.
Google Chrome will now be in your “Internet” Menu. Login with your gmail credentials and all extensions will automatically install. If you use hangouts, it will install a hangouts application and place it in the system tray.