Google Chrome is a popular web browser developed by Google. In this guide, we will show you how to install Google Chrome on your Ubuntu desktop.


Step 1 - Update Package Lists

Before installing any new software on your Ubuntu system, it is a good idea to update the package lists to ensure that you have the latest versions of all packages. To update the package lists, open a terminal and run the following command:

sudo apt update

Step 2 - Install Google Chrome

  • Download the latest version of Google Chrome for Ubuntu from the official website at
  • Once the download is complete, open the terminal and navigate to the directory where the downloaded file is saved.
  • Install the Google Chrome package by running the following command:
sudo apt install ./google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

Note that the file name may vary depending on the version of Google Chrome you downloaded.

  • The installation process will begin, and you will be prompted to enter your user password to authenticate the installation.
  • Once the installation is complete, you can launch Google Chrome by searching for it in the applications menu or by running the following command in the terminal:

Step 3 - Verify Installation

To verify that Google Chrome was installed successfully, open a terminal and run the following command:

google-chrome-stable --version

You should see the following output:

Google Chrome 91.0.4472.114