Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu Linux - bash commands

Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu Linux - bash commands

1. Add Google Chrome PPA

While using PPA (Personal Package Archives) we receive the latest versions of packages whenever checking for system updates. First of all add Google Chrome repository to your system using the following commands:

wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list'

2. Install or update Google Chrome

If you already have older version installed, it will updated to recent stable version. Use the next commands to install latest Google Chrome stable release:

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

See the version of Google Chrome

To see what version of Google Chrome is installed on Ubuntu Linux from the terminal console you will need to execute any of 2 simple commands:

google-chrome -version
google-chrome -v

Start Google Chrome from terminal

To run Google Chrome from terminal on Ubuntu Linux you can use one of the next commands:

google-chrome &
google-chrome-stable &