How to install google chrome browser in ubuntu Latest way 2021

Google Chrome Browser for Ubuntu


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Google Chrome is the most widely used web browser in the world. It is fast, easy to use and secure browser built for the modern web.

Almost all the Linux distributions feature Mozilla Firefox web browser by default and it is a tough competitor to Google Chrome. But Chrome has its own advantages over Firefox like Chrome gives you direct access to your Google account from where you can sync bookmarks, browser history, extensions, etc. from Chrome browser on other operating systems and mobile phones


How to Install Google Chrome Web Browser on Ubuntu


Chrome is not an open-source browser, and it is not included in the Ubuntu repositories. Google Chrome is based on Chromium , an open-source browser which is available in the default Ubuntu repositories.

To install Google Chrome on your Ubuntu system, follow these steps:

1. Download Google Chrome #

Open your terminal either by using the Ctrl+Alt+T keyboard shortcut or by clicking on the terminal icon.

Download the latest Google Chrome .deb package with wget :

$ wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

2. Install Google Chrome

Installing packages on Ubuntu requires sudo privileges. Make sure you are running the following command as a user with sudo privileges.

Install the Google Chrome .deb package by typing:

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



You will be asked to enter your user password. The output should look something like the following:







Starting Google Chrome

Now that Google Chrome is installed on your Ubuntu system, you can start it either from the command line by typing google-chrome or by clicking on the Google Chrome icon (Activities -> Google Chrome):



Conclusion #

In this tutorial, we’ve shown you how to install Google Chrome on your Ubuntu 18.04 desktop machine.

If you’ve previously used a different browser, like Firefox, Chromium or Opera , you can import your bookmarks and settings into Chrome.

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