The objective is to install the Google Chrome web browser on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish Linux
Operating System and Software Versions
- Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish Linux 64-bit
Privileged administrator/root access is required to install this software.
- # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of
- $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
Download Google Chrome
Next, use the
command to download the Google Chrome package:
$ wget -O ~/chrome.deb https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
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Install Google Chrome
To install the Google Chrome package on Ubuntu 18.10 execute the following
$ sudo dpkg -i ~/chrome.deb
Start Google Chrome
Regardless of your graphical user interface you can always start Google Chrome from the terminal by executing:
Alternatively, GNOME users can click on
and search for
Launch Google Chrome browser from Ubuntu 18.10 Activity menu.
Decide whether to make Google Chrome browser as your default browser
Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish Linux