How to install Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 16.04

This post introduces how to install Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu 16.04.

Step 1: Install gdebi

Open a terminal and type the following command into your terminal.

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
# use gdebi tool to install external *.deb packages like Google Chrome.
# gdebi will automatically fetch and install all Chrome dependencies.

Step 2: Download Google Chrome browser with wget

$ wget
# use wget command to download a latest version of the Google Chrome browser

Step 3: Install Google Chrome 

$ sudo gdebi google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

Step 4: Click “Search your computer” icon on your tool bar, and type in Chrome, you will see it’s installed on your Ubuntu.

Step 5: Right click the Chrome icon on your tool bar and pick lock to Launcher, your are ready to use your Google Chrome on your Ubuntu 16.04:)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *