In this article we will be installing Google Chrome browser on Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine Linux

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to install all prerequisites
  • How to download Google Chrome browser debian package
  • How to install Google Chrome browser
  • How to start Google Chrome browser
Google Chrome web browser on Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine Linux
Google Chrome web browser on Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine Linux

Software Requirements and Conventions Used

Software Requirements and Linux Command Line Conventions
Category Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used
System Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine Linux
Software Google Chrome
Other Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the sudo command.
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

How to install Google Chrome web browser on Ubuntu 19.10 step by step instructions

  1. Install all prerequisites.

    Start by opening your terminal and executing the following command to install all prerequisites:
    $ sudo apt install gdebi-core
    
  2. Download the Google Chrome web browser.

    Use wget command to download the Google Chrome web browser package by executing the following shortcut command:
    $ wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
    

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  4. Install Google Chrome web browser.

    Next, install the package downloaded in the previous step:
    $ sudo gdebi google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree        
    Reading state information... Done
    Reading state information... Done
    
    The web browser from Google
     Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
    Do you want to install the software package? [y/N]:y
    
  5. Start Google Chrome web browser.

    Launch the Google Chrome web browser from activities menu by searching for chrome or by executing the following command from your Ubuntu teminal:
    $ google-chrome
    
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