How to Install Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Install Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 18.04

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.

Google Chrome is the fastest and most popular web browser on earth. Google Chrome is not an open-source browser, but it’s based on Chromium browser which is also readily available for CentOS. It’s a secure and easy-to-use browser.

Install Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 18.04

Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your Ubuntu server, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Install Google Chrome on the Ubuntu system.

Download the latest Google Chrome .deb package with wget the command:

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

To install Google Chrome using the following command:

sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

Step 3. Start Google Chrome.

Now that you have Google Chrome installed on your Ubuntu system you can start it either from the command line by typing google-chrome and or by clicking on the Google Chrome icon (Activities -> Google Chrome).

That’s all you need to do to install Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading on Chrome Browser, please refer to their official knowledge base. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.