Jun 17, 2016

Install latest stable Google Chrome browser on Ubuntu 16.04

Google Chrome is a is a free web browser software, it's designed to be simple and stylish, develop by Google, which they claim as The fast, free browser that's built for the modern web. An interesting option in addition to Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, and even the Opera web browser.

Install Latest Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) and Ubuntu derivatives (Linux Mint 18, Edubuntu, Kubuntu, Lubuntu, Mythbuntu, Xubuntu etc)
In this case, when this article written, the latest stable released Chrome version 51.0.2704.103 come with security update to address multiple vulnerabilities for Windows, Mac, and Linux exploitation
Install latest stable google chrome browser on Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus)
as they said on googlechromereleases blog:
Access to bug details and links may be kept restricted until a majority of users are updated with a fix. We will also retain restrictions if the bug exists in a third party library that other projects similarly depend on, but haven’t yet fixed.
Install Latest Stable Google Chrome on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus (LTS)
1. Download Google Chrome.
download latest stable google chrome browser from their official site Here
Select your download package 32/64 bit .deb (For Debian/Ubuntu).
in this case i download 64 bit version (google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb) and save it to Download folder.

2. Install Latest Stable Google Chrome.
2A. Install using Ubuntu Software center
open your "Downloads folder"
right click on google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb then "Open With Software Install"

2B. Install using Ubuntu Command line
open your terminal (ctrl + alt + T)
navigate to your "Downloads folder", ex
cd ~/Downloads
sudo dpkg -i --force-depends google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
open Google Chrome using command :

Uninstall/ Remove Google Chrome on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Ubuntu derivatives
Uninstall Google chrome using Synaptic Package Manager
easy way to remove Google Chrome from your Ubuntu by using Synaptic Package Manager.
remove_Google_Chrome_Ubuntu_Linux_Mint - Open your Synaptic Package Manager from Application --> System Tool --> Synaptic Package Manager.
- Search for Chrome, Click search and type "Chrome" (without quote).
- right click on google-chrome-stable choose Mark for Removal or Mark for Complete Removal to complete remove Google Chrome from your Ubuntu or Linux Mint machine.

Uninstall Google chrome using Command line
open your terminal (ctrl + alt + T)
sudo apt-get remove google-chrome-stable
That's all!, how to install and remove latest stable google chrome browser on Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Ubuntu derivatives. I hope this could help.



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