In this tutorial we will be installing the Chromium Browser on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa.

In this tutorial you will learn:
Chromium Browser installation on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa
Chromium Browser installation on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa

Software Requirements and Conventions Used

Software Requirements and Linux Command Line Conventions
Category Requirements, Conventions or Software Version Used
System Installed Ubuntu 20.04 or upgraded Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa
Software Chromium Browser
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

Chromium Browser viewer installation on Ubuntu 20.04 step by step instructions

Install Chromium Browser from command line

  1. Start by opening a terminal window and execution of the bellow apt command:
    $ sudo apt install chromium-browser
    
    All done.
  2. You can start the Chromium Browser using the below command:
    $ chromium-browser
    

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Install Chromium Browser using graphical user interface



  1. Open software application
    Use top left Activities menu to open the Software application.


  2. search for chromium
    Search for chromium application.


  3. Chromium Browser begin installation
    To begin the installation press the Install button


  4. Enter your username and password
    Enter your username and password. Your user needs to belong to sudo administrative group.


  5. Start the Chromium Browser application
    Start the Chromium Browser application
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