Google Chrome holds 63.69% of the browser market share as of June 2019. It’s one of the fastest browsers and its available for Linux. We are going to learn to install Google Chrome browser in Ubuntu (A popular distribution of Linux).

You can install Chrome using the GUI based tools or by installing it using the terminal, we are going to discuss both methods in this article. Chrome is now available for only 64-bit systems. You should make sure before installing that you have a 64-bit system.

Graphical GUI based Installation

The graphical installation is quite straightforward. Search google for ‘chrome’ and open the following link:

The link will open and you will see a download button. Click on it.

The following popup will appear. Select your required file format, in our case it is for Ubuntu so we will select the ‘deb‘ file. Read the terms and conditions for use of chrome and then click and install button.

The following screen will open, select the save option and click ‘ok’.

The file will take a few minutes depending open your internet connection. After the download is finished. Open the downloads folder.

Double click on the file, the following window will open.

Click on the install button to start the installation procedure for Google Chrome, it will ask for user password, then it will start the installation.

The install button will change to remove. The installation is completed. We can now access the chrome browser using the search bar.

Terminal based installation

Command line savvy individuals can install Chrome using the terminal using the following instructions:

First we need the deb file, we can use the wget command to get.

To install the ‘deb’ file we can use ‘dpkg’ as follows:

Chrome browser is now installed.

How do I install Chrome from terminal?

To install Chrome from the downloaded package, use the following command: Type sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64. deb and press Enter.

Is there a Chrome for Linux?

There is no 32-bit Chrome for Linux

You’re not out of luck; you can install Chromium on Ubuntu. This is an open-source version of Chrome and is available from the Ubuntu Software (or equivalent) app.

Is Chrome for Linux safe?

Chrome is just as secure on Linux as on Windows.

How do I install Chrome on Linux Beta?

Why is Linux beta not on Chromebook?

If Linux Beta, however, doesn’t show up in your Settings menu, please go and check to see if there is an update available for your Chrome OS (Step 1). If Linux Beta option is indeed available, simply click on it and then select the Turn On option.

Why is Linux not on my Chromebook?

Scroll down to theLinux (Beta)” setting—if you don’t see it, your Chromebook isn’t supported yet, and you’ll need to use one of the other two methods below. If you do see this option, click the Turn On button to install the feature. These commands ensure all your Linux software is up to date.

Is Linux beta safe?

Enough beta versions of Linux OSes are so stable and dependable, they give the impression that all betas are safe to use. But there’s one big risk. Bugs in beta software can result in data loss.

Can you turn Linux beta off?

Linux (Beta) is off by default. You can turn it on at any time from Settings.

Does Linux beta slow down Chromebook?

Your Chromebook will slow down with a lot of tabs open. If it doesn’t then you’ll be able to make much better use of your chromebook with the additional features “installing” linux brings to the table.

How do I get Linux?

Choose a boot option
  1. Step one: Download a Linux OS. (I recommend doing this, and all subsequent steps, on your current PC, not the destination system.
  2. Step two: Create a bootable CD/DVD or USB flash drive.
  3. Step three: Boot that media on the destination system, then make a few decisions regarding the installation.

How much does Linux cost?

Linux is accessible to the public for free! However, that is not the case with Windows! You will not have to pay 100-250 USD to get your hands on a genuine copy of a Linux distro (such as Ubuntu, Fedora). So, it is entirely free.

How do I install packages in Linux?

To install a new package, complete the following steps:
  1. Run the dpkg command to ensure that the package is not already installed on the system:
  2. If the package is installed already, ensure it is the version you need.
  3. Run apt-get update then install the package and upgrade:

How do I find packages in Linux?

How do I see what packages are installed on Ubuntu Linux?
  1. Open the terminal application or log in to the remote server using ssh (e.g. ssh user@sever-name )
  2. Run command apt list –installed to list all installed packages on Ubuntu.
  3. To display a list of packages satisfying certain criteria such as show matching apache2 packages, run apt list apache.

How do I install a repository?

Go to the Kodi main menu. Go to System > File Manager and double click on add source. In the ‘None’ section, type in the link of the repository you want to install and click on ‘Done. ‘ You can give an alias to the repository by typing in the next text box and click OK.

How do I install sudo apt?

If you know the name of the package you wish to install, you can install it by using this syntax: sudo aptget install package1 package2 package3 You can see that it is possible to install multiple packages at one time, which is useful for acquiring all of the necessary software for a project in one step.

How do I run apt-get?

  1. Install. Using aptget install will check the dependencies of the packages you want and install any that are needed.
  2. Search. Use apt-cache search to find what’s available.
  3. Update. Run aptget update to update all your package lists, followed by aptget upgrade to update all your installed software to the latest versions.