How to Install Chrome Browser in Linux

Chrome Browser is one of the most popular and user-friendly browsers made by google. It is available to install on all popular platforms like Linux, Windows, macOS, Android, and IOS.

Users can easily manage their profiles and sync their Settings, Bookmarks, and Extensions across all platforms. Just make sure to use a common Gmail account on those platforms.

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Features

  1. Currency coverter, calculator, translator all in one search bar.
  2. Sync across multiple devices.
  3. Optimize download speed.
  4. Beautiful Themes. [Dark theme my favourite one]
  5. Group tabs to stay organized.
  6. PIP support for media files.
  7. Keep different account separetly using profiles.
  8. Ultimate extension available in their chrome store.
  9. Customize and try beta features from chrome flags.
  10. and many more.

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Installation

Today we going to install the latest version of the google chrome browser in all Linux distributions like Ubuntu, CentOS, Redhat, and Manjaro.

Debian/Ubuntu

Open your terminal using Ctrl+Alt+T the shortcut key and make sure to install wget in your Linux system.

Wget below “.deb” google-chrome package to download the latest version of the Google web browser.

$ wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

Once the file is downloaded navigate to the downloaded folder and use the below command to install it in your system.

$ sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

Enter a user password if it’s prompt before pre-installation.

Now, you have successfully installed google chrome web browser in your Debian/Ubuntu system.

CentOS/Fedora/RedHat

CentOS, Fedora, and RedHat users can install using the YUM command in their system.

$ wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm

Navigate to the downloaded folder and copy or write the below command to start the installation process.

$ sudo yum install ./google-chrome-stable_current_*.rpm

Now, you have successfully installed google chrome web browser in your CentOS/Fedora system.

Arch/Manjaro

For arch and manjaro users it will be piece of cake. Just type the below command and you are ready to go.

$ pacman -Sy google-chrome

Final Thought

There are multiple ways to install google chrome in this system using different package managers. I tried to make it as simple as for the beginner to just switch to Linux.

Share your thoughts in the comment section.

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