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How To Install Google Chrome on Linux Mint 19

Install Google Chrome on Linux Mint 19

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Google Chrome on Linux Mint 19. Are you a Linux Mint user looking to switch from the default Firefox browser to Google Chrome? Google Chrome is a popular choice among users due to its sleek interface, fast performance, and extensive library of extensions.

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 the step-by-step installation of Google Chrome on a Linux Mint 19 (Tricia) server.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Linux Mint 19 (Tricia).
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A non-root sudo user or access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install Google Chrome on Linux Mint 19

Step 1. Before installing any new software, it’s crucial to ensure your system is up-to-date. Open the terminal and run the following command:

sudo apt update

This command will update the package lists and upgrade any existing packages to their latest versions.

Step 2. Installing Google Chrome on Linux Mint 19.

Now, we download the Google signing key and install it:

wget -q -O - | sudo apt-key add -

Set up the Google Chrome repository:

echo "deb [arch=amd64] stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list

Then, install Google Chrome Stable using the 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 the icon appears click on it to start the program or execute the following command from your Ubuntu terminal:


Install Google Chrome on Linux Mint 19

Remember, keeping your software up-to-date is crucial for security and performance. Regularly check for updates and follow the provided instructions to ensure a seamless browsing experience.

If you encounter any issues or have additional questions, don’t hesitate to consult the official Google Chrome support resources or the Linux Mint forums and community for further assistance.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Google Chrome. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Chrome browser in Linux Mint 19 Tricia systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Google Chrome website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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