How To Install Google Chrome In Ubuntu 14.04/16.04
If you are stuck at Google Chrome installation in your Ubuntu machine and just want to get rid of all the hassles, Follow our guidelines of installing Google Chrome in Ubuntu using the easiest methods.
In this tutorial, I will show you how to install Google Chrome in Ubuntu Linux. You may have already noticed that Google Chrome isn’t available in the Ubuntu Software Center.
However, Installing Google Chrome in Ubuntu is easy. You can install google chrome by downloading
.deb file and then install using Ubuntu software center or Download google chrome to your machine and install using
dpkg command line.
How To Install Google Chrome In Ubuntu
Here we will show you both ways to install Google chrome on your Ubuntu desktop operating system. But before you start following the installation procedure, You need to know whether your Ubuntu operating system is 32-bit or 64-bit because you need to download the appropriate version for your system.
Now lets start the installation process. We will start from the beginners friendly method.
Install Google Chrome Using Ubuntu Software Center
- Visit Google chrome website and hit the download now button.
- Now A popup will appear where you need to select your OS Type. For an example, If your Ubuntu system is 32-bit, Then choose
32 bit .devand for 64-bit choose
64 bit .dev.
- Click on the Accept and Install button to start downloading Google Chrome to your Ubuntu machine.
You can also download the latest stable version of Google chrome to your computer using the following command line.
For 64-bit based Ubuntu system:
cd /tmp wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
Note: Google Chrome has drop support of all 32-bit Linux distros.
- Now double click on the
google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.debfile that you just downloaded and choose open with Ubuntu Software Center to install it through Ubuntu Software Center.
Installing Google Chrome from 3rd Party Repository
Google Chrome is also available on 3rd party repository, From where you can install google Chrome to your Ubuntu machine using terminal command.
In order to install Google Chrome from 3rd party repository, Follow the instructions below:
Add Setup Key:
wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list'
Update Packages and Install Google Chrome:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable
That’s all, Google chrome should start installing to your Ubuntu.
Installing Google Chrome Using dpkg Command
dpkg command you can install any application with
.deb extension to your Ubuntu system. Here we are going to download Google Chrome and then install it with dpkg command.
Lets download Google Chrome:
You can either download google chrome by visiting Google chrome website or execute the following command to download the latest stable version:
cd Downloads wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
The followng command above will download 64-bit version to
Download directory. If you want to download 32-bit, Replace
Now run the
sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
Above the command will start installing Google Chrome to your Ubuntu system and if you encountered any error, Run the command below (this should help):
sudo apt-get -f install
That’s all, I hope you have successfully installed Google Chrome to your Ubuntu system and If you encountered any error or need some help about installing, Please use our discussion box below.