Ubuntu Install Google Chrome

If you are new to Ubuntu, and especially Ubuntu 16.04, you can see that you are not able to install the Google Chrome browser.

Note that you can still use the Mozilla Firefox Browser which is install by default on Ubuntu.

In this article we will show you how to fix all installing errors related to Google Chrome:

Step 1. First thing that you will probably have to do is to enable the “universe” repository. Click the link bellow.

How to enable the “Universe” repository?

Step 2. After enabling ‘Universe’ repository you will have now to install the needed packages for Google Chrome:

Open the terminal, by searching for it in the menu ‘terminal’, and write the following commands:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install libgconf2-4 libnss3-1d libxss1

Step 3. Now you will be able to install Google Chrome with no issues, you can install it by searching it in the Ubuntu Software Center, or from Terminal by typing the following command:

For 64-bit systems:

wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
sudo dpkg -i google-chrome*.deb

For 32-bit systems:

wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb
sudo dpkg -i google-chrome*.deb

If an error messages pops up after running the command sudo dpkg -i google-chrome…. then run the following command:

sudo apt-get install -f

Google Chrome

If it didn’t work for you to install Google Chrome by the command line, go to the Ubuntu Software Center and install it from there. You will not have to add code lines there :).

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