In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish. For those of you who didn’t know, Google Chrome is a freeware web browser developed by Google, that uses the WebKit layout engine. It is available for Linux, Android, iOS, Microsoft Windows, and Mac OS X operating systems. But Google Chrome is more than a web browser, as it combines sophisticated open source technology, borrowed from the Chromium application, into a minimal design, all in order to help users surf the web much faster, a lot easier, and safer than ever before.
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 Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish).
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish).
- 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 Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt-get commands in the terminal.
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade
Step 2. Installing Google Chrome on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
First, use the
wget command to download the Google Chrome package:
wget -O ~/chrome.deb https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
Next, install the Google Chrome package, and execute the following
sudo dpkg -i ~/chrome.deb
Step 3. Accessing Google Chrome on Ubuntu.
Once installed, open Google Chrome from Ubuntu Dash or Terminal:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Google Chrome. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Google Chrome web browser in Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Google Chrome website.