How to Install Google Chrome in Ubuntu 20.04 via Official Repository

Last updated on December 16th, 2020

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.