How to install Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 18.04, 20.04 ?

Open https://www.google.com/chrome/ in any of your existing browser and click “Download Chrome” button

Download Chrome

The “Download Chrome” button will detect ubuntu version and ask you for accepting & install. Which will download the “dpkg” installable package file.

Download Chrome

From the above, you can either choose to

  • Install the package using Ubuntu Package Installer from the option “Open with Software Install” which will automatically install using UI
  • Save to local file and install from command line.
Download Chrome

If you choose to save and install from command line, go to download directory and install as below,

$ cd Downloads
$ sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

You can also update the Google Chrome on Ubuntu using same procedure as above, once you installed new version of chrome, click on “Update” icon from top right, and it will ask you to relaunch the chrome, click on the same and it would start with latest version.

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