Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04
Google Chrome is a freeware web browser developed by Google, uses the WebKit layout engine. As of 2016, Google Chrome has a 60% worldwide usage of a web browser. Google Chrome has inbuilt translate facility for translation of over 52 languages.
We can extend the functionality of Google Chrome by installing extension and web application; we can also install themes for changing the way it looks. Here is the tutorial about installing latest Google Chrome Ubuntu 16.04.
Note: Google has discontinued the availability of 32-bit browser for Ubuntu.
Step 1: Open up your system terminal.
Step 2: Download latest version of Google Chrome. Issue the following command to download it in the terminal.
$ wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
Step 3: Install Dependencies.
$ sudo apt-get install libxss1 libgconf2-4 libappindicator1 libindicator7
Step 4: Install Google Chrome.
$ sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
Start Google Chrome ( Dash Home –> Search for Google Chrome).
Note: You can not run Google Chrome from root user, but you can make it work by editing the below file.
$ sudo nano /usr/bin/google-chrome
Add the greened one to the second last line.
if [[ -n "$CHROME_USER_DATA_DIR" ]]; then # Note: exec -a below is a bashism. exec -a "$0" "$HERE/chrome" \ --user-data-dir="$CHROME_USER_DATA_DIR" "$@" else exec -a "$0" "$HERE/chrome" "$@" --user-data-dir fi
That ‘s All.