Hello, friends. In this post dedicated to newbies, you will learn how to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 22.04 which is just out of the oven, and we have to get all the juice out of it.
Google Chrome is for many the best web browser and I think it is for its speed, stability, synchronization with Google and the large number of extensions that we can install. So many users ask how to install it on Linux, especially if they come from Windows.
So let’s quickly install it on our system.
Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu 22.04
Unfortunately, Google Chrome is not present in the official repositories of the distribution. But this does not make it difficult to install, but we have to resort to external means.
Specifically, we have to download the DEB package provided by Google for Ubuntu 22.04.
So, access the Chrome page from this link
Then, we have to download the DEB package for Ubuntu 22.04
Now to install it, we have two options. The first one is to do it from the graphical interface, so open the file browser and double-click on the file to install it.
In case it is not configured to do so, right-click on the file > Properties > Open With and select Software Install.
Now, if you double-click and the process will start without problems.
Another way to install the package is to do it from the terminal. To achieve this, open the terminal and go to the folder where the download was made, for example Downloads.
And from there, just run
sudo apt install ./google-chrome*
Then you can run it from the main menu.
Uninstall Google Chrome on Ubuntu 22.04
In case you want to uninstall Google Chrome,, you can do it from the app shop or from the terminal by running
sudo apt remove google-chrome*
This way, you will no longer have the program on your system.
Google Chrome is one of the top-ranked browsers in the world. Learning how to install it on Linux can bring newbies closer to using our system.