How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 20.04

In this short tutorial you will learn how to install the latest Google Chrome browser and how to keep it updated on Ubuntu 20.04 through the official Google repository.

Google Chrome installation

First, open up your terminal by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T on the keyboard or searching for “terminal” in the system’s application menu and execute the following command:


Next, proceed to the installation using the command below:

sudo apt install ./google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

Google Chrome Linux installation

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If a new version is available, you can update the browser through the Software Update Manager:

Update Chrome Ubuntu

To uninstall the Google Chrome browser, run:

sudo apt purge google-chrome-stable      [Uninstall Chrome in Ubuntu]

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Nikolaus Oosterhof

Nikolaus holds a degree in software development and has a strong passion for all things tech-related, especially gadgets with screens. Though he is nostalgic for older phone models, he's a retired gamer and continues to enjoy programming in open-source environments. Additionally, Nikolaus enjoys writing about Linux, macOS and Windows and has experience designing web pages.

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