ubuntu chromiumInstall Chromium on Ubuntu

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Chromium is absolutely an open-source code-base that can be compiled into a web browser with minimalist user interface. It is one of Google project and has the most infrastructure for analyzing crashes and reporting bugs with auto-update as new releases occur. It is available in stable version, dev (development) and beta for Linux based OS including Ubuntu.

How To Install Chromium on Ubuntu?

You can easily install the latest stable version of chromium on ubuntu or “dev” and “beta” version with the following methods GUI, Terminal, Chromium-Dev, Chromium-Beta.

Method 1: GUI (Graphic User Interface)

To install chromium on ubuntu via software center or Graphic User Interface (GUI):

  1. Open “ubuntu software” application within “menu”
  2. click on “search” button 🔍
  3. Type “chromium”
  4. Select “chromium” with rounded blue “icon”
  5. Click “install” to start the installation
  6. Wait a few minutes depending your internet speed to complete the installation
  7. After the installation has been completed you can find and open chromium in ubuntu menu

Method 2: Terminal with Linux Command

To install chromium stable version on ubuntu via terminal with linux command:

  1. Open your beautiful “Terminal” or by pressing “Ctrl+Alt+T” button as keyboard shortcut
  2. Get chromium package using “snap” with the following command line
    sudo snap install chromium
  3. Or Get the package using “apt” as “alternative option” with the command below
    sudo apt install chromium-browser
  4. When prompted, enter your account password, and the installation will continue to start
  5. Wait a few minutes or less for chromium installation
  6. After chromium installation has been completed you can find and open the browser in the “menu” to show all the installed applications in your system
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chromium on ubuntu

Method 3: Chromium Dev

To install chromium “dev” version on ubuntu via terminal with linux command:

  1. Open your “Terminal” or directly by pressing “Ctrl+Alt+T”
  2. Get chromium repository package with the following command line
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:saiarcot895/chromium-dev
  3. continue the installation with the command below
    sudo apt-get install chromium-browser
  4. When prompted, enter your user password, and the installation will continue
  5. Wait a few minutes for chromium “dev version” installation
  6. After the installation has been completed you can find and open it in the “menu” on your system

Method 4: Chromium Beta

To install chromium “beta” version on ubuntu via terminal with linux command:

  1. Open your “Terminal” or by pressing “Ctrl+Alt+T” keyboard button
  2. Type the following “command line” on “terminal”
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:saiarcot895/chromium-beta
  3. continue the installation with the command below
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install chromium-browser
  4. When prompted, enter your account password, and the installation will continue
  5. Wait a few minutes or less for chromium “beta version” installation
  6. After chromium installation has been completed you can find and open the browser in installed applications within ubuntu menu

Congratulation, you have installed the latest version of chromium browser on ubuntu. You can also install a different software in your system as your desired for collections of applications.

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