How to install google chrome browser in Ubuntu

By default Ubuntu linux mint having Mozilla Firefox browser so no need to install it externally but google chrome browser will not be installed by default along with Ubuntu installation so we need to install externally by download from google website.

Both browsers are very famous, useful and important, without these browsers no system and mobile device exist. Even Mac OS desktop and mobile also supporting/using these browsers.

Download Google Chrome from google website

You can click on the below download button to download Google Chrome from google website.

Google Chrome Download Page on Ubuntu
Google Chrome Download Page on Ubuntu

If the above link not working then you can directly download by clicking on the below button

Direct Download Google Chrome for Linux

Once you click on that, you can see the popup window in which you can select 64 bit .deb(For Debian/Ubuntu) to download and save it in download folder.

Google Chrome Accept & Install on Ubuntu
Google Chrome Accept & Install on Ubuntu
Google Chrome Download & Save on Ubuntu
Google Chrome Download & Save on Ubuntu
Google Chrome Download on Ubuntu
Google Chrome Download on Ubuntu

Install Google Chrome

Double click on the downloaded file and see the following screen

Google Chrome installation Ubuntu
Google Chrome installation Ubuntu

Click on install and then it will ask password of user for previlieges to install

Google Chrome installation Authentication  Ubuntu
Google Chrome installation Authentication Ubuntu

Enter the password of use which is used for logged in and then click on Authenticate

Google Chrome installation Status  Ubuntu
Google Chrome installation Status Ubuntu

You can see installation status bar, once installation completed, you can see the following screen and then close the window.

Google Chrome installation Complete Ubuntu
Google Chrome installation Complete Ubuntu

Once you closed the above window, you can open Google Chrome by clicking the ‘launch’ button in the Software app, or search and open it from the app menu

Google Chrome Lanuch n Ubuntu
Google Chrome Lanuch n Ubuntu

Once you clicked on Google Chrome, you may see prompt screen asking if you want to make Google Chrome your default browser on Ubuntu

Google Chrome Default Browser on Ubuntu
Google Chrome Default Browser on Ubuntu

If you want to make Google Chrome as the default browser then select the check box else un-select the check box

If you want send usage statistics and crash reports to Google then select the check box else un-select the check box and then click on Ok to proceed.

Google Chrome on Ubuntu
Google Chrome on Ubuntu

Sign-in with your Google Account to sync your synced bookmarks, passwords and extensions (if you have any).

You’re not out of luck; you can install Chromium, an open-source version of Chrome. This is available from the Ubuntu Software (or equivalent) app. Just search for ‘Chromium’ (minus the quote marks) or hit this button:

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