Hi there, today I would like to explain to you how to install Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 19.04 LTS. Chrome is the most popular web browser among day-to-day internet users. Majority of the user base on the internet uses Chrome as their default browser. Most of the internet users loved using Google Chrome not only because of the user-friendly interface but also for its large extension base which offers lots of different extensions for almost all class of internet users.
When we talk about Google Chrome, we can’t forget about Its open source project called “Chromium”. It’s quite easy to download from Ubuntu software center with few clicks. But I would prefer the terminal way to install any software on Ubuntu.
In this quick article, You will learn how to install that simple & powerful browser on Ubuntu. It’s very simple for an experienced Ubuntu user. But as UbuntuPoint, My target is Newbie users with no prior experience. So get started!
Two main ways to install Chrome :
Download the .deb Setup file.
Download .deb setup file which is available on Chrome Official website. It will be downloaded as – google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb or something similar name to it.
Note: 32-bit version of Chrome is no longer available for download.
When It downloaded, simply double click and refer the instructions. It will automatically install chrome on your PC.
Download the Setup file via terminal.
Open the terminal window and write the following command:
With the above command, the setup file will be downloaded into your current directory. So make sure that you’re in a well-known directory. The default one is /~/<User>.
Since the download is finished, type the following command:
sudo dpkg –i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
Type the user account password for install Chrome when prompted and hit Enter.
You have successfully install that powerful browser on Ubuntu.
How to uninstall Chromium from Ubuntu 19.04?
To uninstall the Chromium from the Ubuntu 19.04 via terminal run the following command:
sudo apt-get purge chromium-browser
How to uninstall Chrome from Ubuntu 19.04?
If you want to remove Google Chrome, then run the following command from your terminal on Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get purge google-chrome-stable
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