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Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 19.04
Google Chrome is the most powerful, secure, easy to use, fastest and most popular web browser in the world. Google Chrome is not the opensource browser itself, but it is based on the Chromium browser and its available in default Ubuntu repositories. In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 19.04.
Before you start to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu. You must have the credentials of a user with sudo privileges.
Install Google Chrome
The following are the steps to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu.
First, download the .deb package of Google Chrome by using the curl command:
curl -O https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
Install the downloaded .deb package by using the dpkg package installer using the following command:
sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
If you prompted for a password then enter the password and continue.
Starting Google Chrome
Now as the installation of Google Chrome is complete. You can start google chrome in two ways.
To start Google Chrome by using activities, Click on Activities and search for Google Chrome once icon appeared click on it to start the program.
Enter the following command in the terminal to start Google Chrome:
After starting Google Chrome for the first time you may be asked for setting it as a default browser.
You can check options according to your preference then click on
OK. After clicking OK you will see the following screen.
Now Google Chrome is opened and you can enjoy browsing. You can also import passwords, bookmarks, and other settings.
Uninstall Google Chrome Completely
In case if you want to uninstall Chrome using the terminal you can use the following command.
To uninstall Google chrome and remove the config directory use below commands:
sudo apt-get purge google-chrome-stable
rm ~/.config/google-chrome/ -rf
You have successfully learned how to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 19.04. If you have any queries please don’t forget to comment below.