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Steps to install Google Chrome Web Browser on Debian 9/10, Ubuntu 16.04/18.04/20.04 and Centos 7/8

Steps to install Google Chrome Web Browser on Debian 9/10, Ubuntu 16.04/18.04/20.04 and Centos 7/8

A complete guide on how to install Google Chrome Web Browser on Ubuntu, CentOS and Debian Server

Google Chrome is a very popular and cross-platform web browser developed by Google. It was first released in 2008 for Microsoft Windows, and was later extended to Linux, macOS, iOS, and Android where it is the default browser built into the OS.

Here at Fixwebnode, as part of our Server Support Services, we regularly help our customers perform Installation tasks on Linux Server.

In this context, we shall look into how to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu, CentOS and Debian Server.

 

How to install Google Chrome on CentOS, Ubuntu and Debian Server?

For ubuntu Linux distribution, installation of Google Chrome can be don by getting it from Google official repository. Start by downloading the public key to the System with the command below;

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

Next, you can enable Google repository with the command below;

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

Now you can set up the package by updating the system to enable it take effect with the commands below before proceeding with the actual Google Chrome stable version;

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

To install Google Chrome on CentOS 8 Server, first create the repo file "/etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo" with the command below;

$ cat << EOF > /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo [google-chrome] name=google-chrome baseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/x86_64 enabled=1 gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=https://dl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub EOF

Next, you can proceed with the installation of the stable version of Google Chrome with the command below;

$ dnf install google-chrome-stable -y

Installation of Google Chrome on Fedora

To install Google Chrome on Fedora, start by enabling Google repository with the following commands;

$ dnf install fedora-workstation-repositories
$ dnf config-manager --set-enabled google-chrome

Next, install a stable version of Google Chrome with the command below;

$ dnf install google-chrome-stable -y

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CONCLUSION

How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu, Debian and CentOS Linux Distribution ? This article will help you to install the latest version of Google Chrome Web Browser on Linux Server.
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