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How to install google chrome on ubuntu 14.04

Google chrome has become most popular browser . it is fast and extremely flexible . By default ubuntu 14.04 has firefox installed, Just follow the steps to install google chrome on ubuntu 14.04
We can install google chrome in two methods.
Method 1
Installing google chrome from google official repository . we need to add the repository source.
Step 1 » Setup repository key.
krizna@leela:~$ wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -
Step 2 » Issue the below command to add chrome repositories .
krizna@leela:~$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list'
Step 3 » Now update the repository .
krizna@leela:~$ sudo apt-get update
Step 4 » Finally install google chrome
krizna@leela:~$ sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable
Method 2 : ( Manual installation)
Download google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb from official google website (https://www.google.com/chrome/) .
and install the downloaded package.
krizna@leela:~$sudo dpkg -i Downloads/google-chrome-stable_current_i386.deb
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  • doodle_ivan

    thanks a lot..

  • doodle_ivan

    thanks a lot..

  • rbrehton

    After using the first method, how do I run chrome? There is no icon in the launch bar. thanks

    • rbrehton

      Got it working. In the terminal I entered: google-chrome-stable

      Chrome opened and I right clicked on the icon to lock it to the launch bar.

  • rbrehton

    After using the first method, how do I run chrome? There is no icon in the launch bar. thanks

    • rbrehton

      Got it working. In the terminal I entered: google-chrome-stable

      Chrome opened and I right clicked on the icon to lock it to the launch bar.