Google Chrome has been my favorite web browser for years. It is simple, fast, and comes with a lot of extensions that gives you added functionality. Recently I installed Ubuntu 16.04 LTS as my primary operating system and I am trying to install Google Chrome on it. But for some odd reasons, I am not been able to install Chrome, the same way that I used to install it in the previous versions of Ubuntu. So after doing some research, I found a solution to this issue and it is very easy to execute. Let’s see how we can do this.
Install Google Chrome in Ubuntu 16.04 or above
To install Chrome in the latest version of Ubuntu, we need to install some additional softwares, that will help us in the installation of Google Chrome.
1. Install GDebi Package Installer
Now before going further, let me know tell you something about GDebi. Gdebi lets you install local deb packages resolving and installing its dependencies. apt does the same, but only for remote (http, ftp) located packages.
Download and install GDebi Package Installer from here.
2. Download Google Chrome
Now after installing GDebi Package Installer, Download Google Chrome from here. It will download a .deb file in your computer.
3. Install Google Chrome using GDebi Package Installer
Now after downloading the .deb file, Right Click on it and select Open With and then GDebi Package Installer. GDebi dialog box will open. Wait for a few seconds and let it analyze the package and then click on Install Package and that’s it. This will install Google Chrome on your system.
Now you have successfully installed Google Chrome in Ubuntu 16.04 or above.
I hope, now you know how to install Google Chrome in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS or above. Still if you have any queries, then please write them in the comment section below and I will try to solve your query to the best of my ability.