How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 20.04 via official repositories

This quick tutorial will show you how to install the latest Google Chrome web browser and keep it up to date on Ubuntu 20.04 via the official Google repository.

Note: If you don’t like the Linux command line, .deb Packaged from Google Chrome site via web browser.

1. Open a terminal by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T on your keyboard or by searching for “Terminal” in the system application menu.

How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 20.04 via official repositories

2. When the terminal opens, run the command to install the key.

wget -q -O - https://dl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -

Enter the user password for the sudo prompt (without asterisk feedback) and press Enter.

Then use the command to add the repository to your system.

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list'

How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 20.04 via official repositories

3. Use the command to update the system package cache and install Google Chrome.

sudo apt update

sudo apt install google-chrome-stable

How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 20.04 via official repositories

You can update your browser via the Software Updater (Update Manager) if a newer version is available.

How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 20.04 via official repositories

Uninstall:

For some reason you can remove the Google Chrome web browser by running a command in the terminal.

sudo apt remove google-chrome-stable

Then go to Software & Updates-> Other Software tab and delete the repository.

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