Chromium is a free and open source web browser which is what the
Google Chrome is based on. They are very similar except that
Chromium doesn't have the proprietary bits that are added to
Chromium browser could be installed on
Ubuntu by installing
chromium-browser package using
apt at the terminal.
Steps to install Chromium 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
This guide is tested to be compatible with the following
|Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)|
|Ubuntu 16.10 (Yakkety Yak)|
|Ubuntu 17.04 (Zesty Zapus)|
|Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful Aardvark)|
|Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)|
|Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish)|
|Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo)|
|Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan Ermine)|
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