How to Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 22.04
Google Chrome is a popular, free web browser developed by Google. It was first released in 2008 and currently has a 68% word-wide browser market.
It uses the Blink layout engine and is available in 47 languages, and offers an inbuilt translation facility for the translation of over 52 languages.
Additionally, you can extend the functionality of Google Chrome by installing extensions and themes for changing the way it looks.
Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 22.04
Add Google Chrome Repository
First, install the CURL package to download and install Google signing key.
sudo apt update sudo apt install -y curl
Then, download the Google signing key and install it.
curl -fsSL https://dl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo gpg --dearmor -o /usr/share/keyrings/googlechrom-keyring.gpg
Finally, place the Google Chrome repository details in repository source files.
echo "deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/googlechrom-keyring.gpg] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list
Install Google Chrome
Update the repository index.
sudo apt update
To Install a stable version of Google Chrome, use the below command.
sudo apt install -y google-chrome-stable
Want to try the Google Chrome beta, run:
sudo apt install -y google-chrome-beta
Install Chromium on Ubuntu 22.04
Chromium is an open-source web browser developed and maintained by Google, and most of its codebase is used in Google Chrome. The Chromium browser offers functionalities and features similar to Google Chrome but better privacy.
sudo snap install core; sudo snap refresh core sudo snap install chromium
Launch Google Chrome / Chromium
Launch Google Chrome
You can launch Google Chrome stable or beta on Ubuntu 22.04 by going to Activities >> search for Google Chrome or executing the
google-chrome-beta command in the terminal for Google Chrome stable and beta, respectively.
You can launch Chromium on Ubuntu 22.04 by going to Activities >> search for Chromium or executing the
chromium command in the terminal.