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This quick tutorial shows how to install the latest Google Chrome web browser, and keep it up-to-date, in Ubuntu 20.04 via the official Google repository.

Note: if you hate Linux command line, you may download and install the .deb package from Google Chrome site via a web browser.

1. Open terminal either by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard or by searching for ‘terminal’ from system application menu.

2. When terminal opens, run command to install the key:

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

Type user password (no asterisk feedback) for sudo prompts and hit Enter.

Then add the repository to your system via command:

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list'

3. Refresh system package cache and install Google Chrome via commands:

sudo apt update

sudo apt install google-chrome-stable

If a new version is available, you’ll be able to update the browser via Software Updater (Update Manager):

Uninstall:

You can remove Google Chrome web browser for any reason by running command in terminal:

sudo apt remove google-chrome-stable

And remove the repository by going to Software & Updates -> Other Software tab.

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For Ubuntu 16.10 users or those just installing the new version of Google Chrome browser, you may encounter “Adobe Flash Player is out of date” error while trying to play flash videos in the browser.

This is because Google Chrome does no longer come with bundled Adobe Flash Player since version 54. For Firefox, you can get the latest Flash 23 beta via this tutorial. And for Chrome browser, you need to manually update the flash via below steps:

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1. Open Google Chrome and go to the components and typing following line in the address bar:

chrome://components/

2. Find out Adobe Flash Player and click the “Check for update” button.

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3. Once the flash is installed/updated, restart your browser and enjoy!

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This simple and brief tutorial is going to show you how to install the popular Google Chrome web browser on Ubuntu Desktop.

Following steps will work on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, 12.10, 13.04 Raring and higher.

1.) Press Ctrl+Alt+T to open a terminal window, copy and paste this command and hit run 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'

2.) Download and install the key via below command in terminal:

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

3.) Update

sudo apt-get update

4.) To install the latest stable version of Chrome browser:

sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable

To install the lateat beta version, run:

sudo apt-get install google-chrome-beta

Enjoy!