Installing Google Chrome web browser on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa step by step instructions

This post provides step by step instruction for how to install Google Chrome web browser  on Ubuntu 20.04LTS from terminal.

Step 1: First install the gdebi and wget packages. By using gdebi to install Google Chrome browser we also ensure that any possible package prerequisites are met during the installation:

$ sudo apt install gdebi-core wget

Step2: Download the Google Chrome browser package:

$ wget

Step3: Use gdebi command to install the downloaded Google Chrome package from Step 3 above:

$ sudo gdebi google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

Step 4: Check whether google chrome installed successfully

$ google-chrome --version

If you see something like the following, that means your installation is successful.

Google Chrome 86.0.4240.111