We have shown you how to install Google Chrome web browser in previous versions of Ubuntu using Software Center. This brief tutorial will show you an alternative way to install Google Chrome in Ubuntu via the command line using the apt-get command. Now, you can always to go www.google.com/chrome and download the deb package from there. However, if you prefer to install Chrome using apt-get from the command line, then this tutorial will show you how to do it.
- Install Google Chrome in Ubuntu using apt-get install
To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command below to add Linux-repository public key from Google..
wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -
When added, run the command below.
sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list
Then copy and paste the line below into the file and save.
deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main
After saving the file, run the commands below to update your system.
sudo apt-get update
Finally, run the commands below to install Google Chrome Stable version.
sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable
To install the beta version (latest version) run the commands below:
sudo apt-get install google-chrome-beta