How to Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu Linux

Google Chrome is a web browser developed by Google for Windows, MacOS, Linux, iOS and Android. I think you don’t need any introduction because it is the world’s most popular web browser. You won’t find it on Ubuntu Software because of its non open source nature. But you can install it on your Ubuntu Linux system. If you don’t like Google Chrome, then you can install and try chromium web browser.

Google Chrome
Download Google Chrome

Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu

Google Chrome is available as a native .deb package file from Google for Ubuntu. Go to the above Google Chrome download link and click the Download Chrome button.

Google Chrome download
Select the 64 bit .deb package file for Debian/Ubuntu option and click Accept and Install button.

Google Chrome deb package

Then save the downloaded google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb file on your Downloads folder.

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Then open the terminal command-line application using ctrl+alt+t keys or using application menu. In terminal run below Google Chrome installation command.

sudo apt install ./Downloads/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

After the installation you can start Google Chrome using below command in terminal or via the applications menu.

google-chrome-stable

If you don’t line the installation via the command-line terminal application, then follow below method.

After the download, double click the downloaded .deb package file or open the file with Ubuntu software and click the install button. Type your Ubuntu password if needed and wait until the installation is complete.

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