Google Chrome is the most popular web browser between the developers and Internet user. It is available for most the popular operating system (like: Windows, Linux) and Android devices. As of today the when writing this tutorial, Google Chrome 85 is the latest stable version available to install.
An official PPA is available to install Google chrome on Ubuntu and other Debian based systems. Which provides you easy to install and update option.
If you are searching for the Chromium web browser, You can use our tutorial to install Chromium web browser on Ubuntu system.
This tutorial will help you to install latest Google Chrome web browser on Ubuntu 20.04 Linux system.
- You must have a running Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Desktop system.
- Login to your Desktop system with sudo privileged account.
Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu
First of all, You need to configure Google Chrome Apt repository on your Ubuntu system. Before adding repository, you must import the gpg key to your system.
Open a terminal on your system and type:
wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -
Next, create a Apt PPA file for Google chrome on your system by executing:
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list'
The above command will create an Apt configuration file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list to your system.
Your system is ready for the Chrome installation. Execute the following commands to update the apt cache and install Google chrome stable package on Ubuntu system.
sudo apt update
sudo apt install google-chrome-stable
Press ‘y’ for all the confirmation asked by the installer.
Launch Chrome Application
Once the installation finished, you can run the application from applications. Click on show application’s icon at bottom left. Then search for the Google chrome, and you will see the application like below:
Click on the launcher icon to start Google chrome on Ubuntu system.
Congratulation’s you have successfully installed Google chrome on Ubuntu 20.04 Linux system. The same commands will also used to upgrade older version.
You can also use Google chrome GUI installer to install with graphical interface.