Google Chrome is a free-ware web browser developed by Google. Now without boring you with what it is and what it isn’t, let’s find out the two ways to Install Google Chrome in Ubuntu.
Install Google Chrome in Ubuntu via GUI
Using your default web browser, which in the case of Ubuntu will be Mozilla Firefox, navigate to the following link:
Now click on “Download Chrome”
Now click on “Accept and Install”
Now mark the radio-button with Open and make sure that you have the Software Install (default) selected, hit OK. After the file is downloaded, you will be presented with something like in the image below:
Click on the Install button and you’ll be prompted to enter your password and Authenticate.
This is it, you have successfully installed Google Chrome in your Ubuntu system.
Install Google Chrome in Ubuntu via Terminal
1. Add Setup Key
wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -
2. Setup Repository
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list'
3. Update Ubuntu’s List of Repositories
sudo apt-get update
4. Install Stable Version of Google Chrome
sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable
That’s it! Google Chrome should start downloading & installing on your system.
To open Google Chrome from Terminal, run the following command: