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How To Install Google Chrome In Ubuntu 14.04/15.04

Through this tutorial, We 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.

Now lets start the installation process. We will start from the beginners friendly way.

Install Google Chrome Using Ubuntu Software Center

Download Google Chrome

  • 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 .dev and for 64-bit choose 64 bit .dev.

Download Google chrome debian 64 bit version

  • 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.

cd /tmp
wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
  • Now double click on the google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb file 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 - 

Setup Repository:

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

Using 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.

Okay 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. If you want to download 32-bit, Replace amd64 with i386.

Now run the dpkg command:

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:

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.

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