Objective

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

Requirements

Privileged administrator/root access is required to install this software.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

  • # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
  • $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Instructions

Download Google Chrome

Next, use the wget command to download the Google Chrome package:
$ wget -O ~/chrome.deb https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb


Install Google Chrome

To install the Google Chrome package on Ubuntu 18.10 execute the following dpkg command:
$ 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:
$ google-chrome
Alternatively, GNOME users can click on Activities and search for chrome.

Launch Google Chrome browser from Ubuntu 18.10 Activity menu.
Launch Google Chrome browser from Ubuntu 18.10 Activity menu.


Google Chrome browser as your default browser
Decide whether to make Google Chrome browser as your default browser
Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish Linux
Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish Linux
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