Install Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 20.04

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If you installed the minimal Ubuntu 20.04, chances are, you do not have Chrome browser installed. Therefore, follow this guide to learn how to install Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 20.04.

Installing Google Chrome on Ubuntu 20.04

You can install Google Chrome browser by downloading the Debian binary package or by simply installing the Chrome sources lists and then installing the Chrome browser from these sources lists.

Update System Package Cache

Before you can proceed, update your package cache.

apt update

Install Chrome using DEB Binary Package

Download Google Chrome DEB binary package from Google Chrome page.

wget -P /tmp

Then install it using APT so as to deal with required dependencies automatically.

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

Install Chrome from Chrome Repos

Google Chrome browser can be installed through the Google Chrome PPA repositories. Therefore, install the repository signing key.

wget -q -O - | sudo apt-key add -

Next, install the Google Chrome PPA repos on Ubuntu 20.04.

echo "deb [arch=amd64] stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list

Update package cache.

apt update

Then install latest Google Chrome browser;

apt install google-chrome-stable

The latest Google Chrome browser has been installed on Ubuntu 20.04;

google-chrome --version
Google Chrome 81.0.4044.113
google-chrome-stable --version
Google Chrome 81.0.4044.113

Want to run Google Chrome on browser? See man pages on the options you can use;

man google-chrome
man google-chrome-stable

Running Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 20.04

You can now launch Google Chrome browser from activities on Ubuntu 20.04.

Install Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 20.04

You can as well launch Google chrome browser from your terminal by running either of the commands below;




And there you go!!


That is how easy the installation of Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 20.04 is.

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