How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Kali or any Debian Linux Distro


Check out the beginner’s guide to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Kali or any Linux system. Let me ask you one question. Which browser gives you the best browsing experience?  No doubt, the majority of users thumbs up to Google Chrome because it is fast, secured and packed with full of features.  Even though the Google Chrome Browser is not an open-source browser, you can install and use it for free.  You won’t find Google Chrome on any newly installed system.  You have to install it manually. Ubuntu or any Linux distro is not an exception for that.  So today here we are providing Google Chrome Browser Installation Guide for Linux users.

How to Install Google Chrome on Ubuntu or Any Linux

How to Install Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu or Any Linux?

You can install Google Chrome on Ubuntu in different ways.

  1. Direct Download Method [GUI]
  2. Install through Terminal Method

Install Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu – GUI Method

Before starting any installation process, you have to make sure that your system is updated using the following two commands.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Watch How to install Google Chrome Browser on Ubuntu or any Debian Linux Distro in GUI Method in this video.

or read and follow below given steps.

Method 1: Installing Google Chrome on Linux Using the Graphical User Interface (GUI)

The first method to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Kali or any Linux distro is downloading the official .deb package of Google Chrome Browser from Google Chrome’s website.

Download Google Chrome

Step 1: Click on the above download button or open the Firefox browser on your system, launch the Google Chrome website and press the Download Chrome button.
Step 2: Choose your download option(Choose .deb package) then press the Accept and Install button.
Step 3: Save the Google Chrome .deb file.
Step 4: After your download is complete, open the downloads directory.
Step 5: Now double click on the downloaded Google Chrome file.
Step 6: The Ubuntu software center or Linux software installer will open, you can click the Install button to start installing the Google Chrome browser.

Hola…As you can see, Google Chrome has installed successfully.

Install Google Chrome through Linux Terminal

Method 2: Installing Google Chrome on any Linux using command-line via the Terminal App

Step 1: We shall use the wget command to download Chrome from Google servers. Make sure that the wget is already installed using the following command:

wget --version

If the wget is not installed, you can install it:

sudo apt install get

Step 2: Download the stable version of the Google Chrome browser .deb package with the following command.


Step 3: Use the dpkg command to install the downloaded Google Chrome deb file.

sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

Step 4: After the installation, you can open Google Chrome from your terminal as follows:


Install Google Chrome on Kali Linux

Download Google Chrome from Official Website

To start, use wget command to download the latest Google Chrome Debian package:


Install Google Chrome with gdebi Software Installer

This is the easiest way to install google chrome on you Kali Linux. First, install gdebi software installer then run gdebi which will automatically download all dependent packages.

Install gdebi

sudo apt install gdebi-core

Once ready, install the google chrome .deb package:

sudo gdebi google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

Start Google Chrome in Kali Linux as Root

Also Read: How To Run Google Chromium Browser In Kali Linux As Root User

To start Google Chrome, open up a terminal and run google-chrome command:

google-chrome --no-sandbox

Still, facing issues while installing Google Chrome Browser on your Linux machine? Just mention them at below comment box.

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