Linux Mint – Installing Google Chrome

You can download the .deb package for Google Chrome onto your system by using the following URL: https://www.google.com/chrome/. Open this URL in your Mozilla Firefox browser, and then click the ‘Download Chrome’ button.

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The following dialog will display in the window. Choose the 64-bit .deb package (for Debian/Ubuntu), and then click the ‘Accept and Install’ option.

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Again, a dialog box will appear on the desktop. Select the ‘Save File’ option and specify the path where you want to save the downloaded .deb package, then click ‘OK.’ In a moment, Chrome will start to download onto your Linux Mint system.

Once the download is complete, open the terminal and navigate to the system downloads using the cd command and list files, as follows:

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Here, you will type the following command to install the .deb package on your system:

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

Enter the sudo user password. After that, Chrome will begin to install onto your system.

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In this step, you will update your system again using the following command:

$ sudo apt update

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Install the most recent, stable version of Google Chrome onto your system by issuing the command given below:

$ sudo apt install -y google-chrome-stable

You can launch the stable version of the Google Chrome application through the terminal by issuing the following command:

$ google-chrome-stable

Valley Computer 206-730-1111 Linux Mint
Valley Computer 206-730-1111 Linux Mint