How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu / Linux mint [via PPA]

Google Chrome, the most popular browser, is available for Linux. While Chromium, the open source version of chrome is there by default in ubuntu repository, we need to add google chrome source to the repository by ourself.

Follow the below steps to install Google Chrome in Linux mint / Ubuntu 14.04 , 16.04


1. Download and install the key

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

2. Add the key to the repository

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list'

3. Finally, Update repository and install Google Chrome.

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

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