In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Google Chrome on Linux Mint 20. For those of you who didn’t know, Google Chrome is the official Google browser that is available for almost all platforms. The functionality of Google Chrome can easily be extended by installing different useful extensions and web applications. 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 the step-by-step installation of Google Chrome on a Linux Mint 20 (Ulyana).
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Linux Mint 20.
- 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).
non-root sudo useror 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 20 Ulyana
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 2. Installing Google Chrome on Linux Mint 20.
Google Chrome is not present in the default repositories. First, we add download the Google signing key:
wget -q -O - https://dl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -
Next, set up the Google Chrome repository on your system by entering the following command:
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 browser using the following command:
sudo apt update sudo apt install google-chrome-stable
Step 3. Accessing Google Chrome.
Once installed, start Google Chrome by using activities, Click on Activities and search for Google Chrome once the icon appeared click on it to start the program or execute the following command from your Linux Mint terminal:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Google Chrome. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Chrome browser in Linux Mint 20 Ulyana systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Google Chrome website.