Chromium is the open source project behind
Google Chrome. They are very similar except that
Chromium is open-source and doesn't have some proprietary bits that's added to
Chromium web browser is already available in
apt repository and can easily be installed from the terminal.
Install Chromium web browser on Ubuntu:
apt's package list from the repository.
$ sudo apt update [sudo] password for user: Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu disco-security InRelease Hit:2 http://my.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu disco InRelease Hit:3 http://my.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu disco-updates InRelease Hit:4 http://my.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu disco-backports InRelease Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done 6 packages can be upgraded. Run 'apt list --upgradable' to see them.
$ sudo apt install --assume-yes chromium-browser Suggested packages: webaccounts-chromium-extension unity-chromium-extension adobe-flashplugin The following NEW packages will be installed: chromium-browser chromium-browser-l10n 0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 6 not upgraded. Need to get 62.2 MB of archives. After this operation, 231 MB of additional disk space will be used. ##### snipped
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