In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Google Chrome on Manjaro 21. For those of you who didn’t know, Google Chrome is a free and open-source web browser developed by Google. The usability and extensive feature list of Chrome attracts users, and therefore a large community of people is using it as their primary web browser. Chrome is available for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS operating systems.
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 the Google Chrome browser on a Manjaro 21.
Google Chrome Features
- Speed: Google Chrome is known for its fast loading times and smooth browsing experience.
- Security: Google Chrome uses sandboxing and other security measures to protect users from malicious websites and online threats.
- Syncing: Google Chrome allows you to sync your browsing data across devices, so you can access your bookmarks, history, and other data on any device where you are signed in to Chrome.
- Extensions: Google Chrome has a large library of extensions, which are small programs that add additional functionality to the browser. These extensions can be used to customize the browser and add features such as ad blockers and password managers.
- Incognito mode: Google Chrome has an incognito mode that allows you to browse the web privately, without leaving a trace of your browsing history or search history on your device.
- A server or desktop running one of the following operating systems: Manjaro, Arch Linux.
- 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).
- An active internet connection. You’ll need an internet connection to download the necessary packages and dependencies for Chrome.
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 Manjaro 21
Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, make sure that our system is up to date:
sudo pacman -Syu sudo pacman -S base-devel
Step 2. Installing Google Chrome Browser on Manjaro 21.
By default, Chrome is available on the Manjaro 21 base repository. You can install Google Chrome easily on Manjaro, You just need to run the following command below:
sudo pacman -S google-chrome
Confirm the version build installed using the following command:
Step 3. Accessing Google Chrome Browser on Manjaro 21.
Once Google Chrome is installed, you can launch it by searching for “Google Chrome” in the Applications menu or by running the following command in the terminal:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Chrome. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of the Google Chrome browser on the Manjaro system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Chrome website.