How To Install Google Chrome On Ubuntu
On this page you will learn how to install and download Google Chrome on your Ubuntu 16.04/14.04 and beyond all for free of course. First of all, lets answer a simple question, what is Google Chrome?
Google Chrome is the now the most popular browser on the web. It is fast, dependable, rarely crashes and it is owned and managed by Google, which for most people, is a good thing. By default Ubuntu 14.04 has the Firefox browser installed which is great but I have to admit, Chrome is the best even on Linux.
Download Google Chrome On Ubuntu
A. Download google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb from official Google website [https://www.google.com/chrome/].
B. Install the downloaded package on Ubuntu 14.04
[email protected]:~$sudo dpkg -i Downloads/google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb
And…You are done, that was pretty easy right? Below you will find the manual method, aka for all of you who would rather follow the installation step by step via the command terminal, enjoy and let me know how you like Google Chrome browser for Ubuntu 14.04.
Step #1 – Install the repository key.
[email protected]:~$ wget -q -O – https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add –
Step #2 – Add Google Chhrome repositories.
[email protected]:~$ sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list’
Step #3 – Update repository to the latest versions.
[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get update
Step #4 – Finally Install Google Chrome
[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable