How To Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, is the most widely used web browser in the world. It is a fast, easy-to-use, and secure browser built for the modern web. Chrome is available for all major operating systems and hardware platforms and allows you to synchronize your bookmarks, history, and passwords on all your devices.

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 of Google Chrome on Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.

Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

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 Ubuntu 20.04.

Now we download the latest Google Chrome .deb package:

wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

Once downloaded, running the following command to install the Chrome .deb package on your system:

sudo apt install ./google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

Step 3. Accessing Google Chrome on Ubuntu.

Once successfully installed, In the Activities search bar type “Google Chrome” and click on the icon to launch the application or executing the following command from your Ubuntu terminal:

google-chrome

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Google Chrome. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Google Chrome web browser in Ubuntu 20.04 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Google Chrome website.

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