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Google Chrome is the most widely used web browser in the world. It is fast, easy to use, and secure browser built for the modern web.

Chrome is available for all major operating systems and hardware platforms and allows you to synchronize your bookmarks, history, and passwords on all your devices.

This article explains how to install the Google Chrome web browser on Ubuntu 20.04.

Installing Google Chrome on Ubuntu

Chrome is not an open-source browser, and it is not included in the standard Ubuntu repositories. Installing Chrome browser on Ubuntu is a pretty straightforward process. We’ll download the installation file from the official website and install it from the command-line.

Perform the following steps to install Chrome browser on your Ubuntu system:

1. Downloading Google Chrome​

Open your terminal either by using the Ctrl+Alt+T keyboard shortcut or by clicking on the terminal icon.

Use wget to download the latest Google Chrome .deb package :

2. Installing Google Chrome​

Installing packages on Ubuntu requires administrative privileges. Running the following command as a user with sudo privileges to install Chrome .deb package on your system:
sudo apt install ./google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

When prompted, enter your user password, and the installation will start.

At this point, you have Chrome installed on your Ubuntu system.