In this tutorial we will show you how to install Google Chrome on Linux Mint 19. For those of you who didn’t know, Google Chrome is the official Google browser that is available for almost all platforms. Google Chrome is not opensource browser itself, but it is based on Chromium browser which available in default Linux Mint repositories. It is a secure and easy to use browser.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Google Chrome on a Linux Mint 19 (Tricia) server.
Install Google Chrome on Linux Mint 19
Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running these following apt commands in the terminal:
sudo apt update
Step 2. Installing Google Chrome on Linux Mint 19.
Now, we download the Google signing key and install it:
wget -q -O - https://dl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -
Set up the Google Chrome repository:
echo "deb [arch=amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list
Then, install Google Chrome Stable using following command:
sudo apt update sudo apt install google-chrome-beta
Step 3. Accessing Google Chrome.
Once installed, start Google Chrome by using activities, Click on Activities and search for Google Chrome once icon appeared click on it to start the program or executing the following command from your Ubuntu teminal:
Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Google Chrome. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Chrome browser in Linux Mint 19 Tricia systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Google Chrome website.