How to install Chromium depot_tools on Ubuntu / Linux ?

Chromium depot_tools are the git extensions, which gives additional features. The Chromium depot_tools suite contains many git workflow-enhancing tools which are designed to work together to enable anyone to wrangle the Chromium codebase expertly

Follow below steps to install depot_tools on 64 bit Ubuntu 18.04 , same should also work on other versions of Ubuntu as well.

Note: For our development we are working at directory “/home/myuser/workspace” , you need to replace this path accordingly.

$ cd /home/myuser/workspace
$ git clone

Add “depot_tools” to the end of your PATH as,

$ export PATH=$PATH:/home/myuser/workspace/depot_tools

Check the commands from depot_tools are added to PATH as,

$ which gclient

For adding depot_tools to your terminal path permanently, modify your users .bashrc to append above export command as,

$ vim /home/myuser/.bashrc

Add following line, save and quit, and start another terminal,

$ export PATH=$PATH:/home/myuser/depot_tools
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