Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu from Official Repository

Last updated: July 3, 2013


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 stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list'

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

wget -q -O - | 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



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One response to Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu from Official Repository

  1. man thanks for breaking that down for me and us noobs like this site