How to Install Google Chrome Web Browser in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr

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This tutorial describes how to install Google Chrome web browser in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS trusty tahr. this tutorial also work on ubuntu flavor (Edubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Ubuntu Gnome, Ubuntu Kylin, Ubuntu Studio, Xubuntu) and Ubuntu derivatives ( Linux Mint, elementay OS, Zorin OS, etc).

As you may already know, Google Chrome is a free web browser developed by Google and support for major platform such as ( Linux, Android, Windows and Mac OS). It’s one of the popular and widely used web browser by most of the internet users.

There are two method to install Google Chrome web browser in Ubuntu Desktop. First methode : Directly download *.deb package from google chrome download page. Second method : Installing google chrome through official Google Chrome PPA.

#1 : Install Google Chrome by directly Download *.deb Package

Download google chrome for ubuntu from terminal with the following command:

For the 32-bit version of Google Chrome, use this command below.

wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb

For the 64-bit version of Google Chrome, use this command below

wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

Once downloaded, install google chrome with following command:

32 bit :

sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb

64 bit :

sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

#2 : Installing google chrome via PPA

To Installing google chrome in ubuntu from official Google Chrome PPA, open terminal then run the following command below to download and install the Signing Key from google linux repository:

wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -

After installing Signing Key, run the following command to add google chrome repository

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list'

Now run the following command to update your repository and install google chrome web browser:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install google-chrome

If you are interesting to try google chrome beta and unstable version you can install both by running the following command:

Google chrome beta version:

sudo apt-get install google-chrome-beta

Google chrome unstable version

sudo apt-get install google-chrome-unstable

We hope this tutorial will be helpful for you.

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