Install Google Chrome On Linux Mint 18.2

The desktop edition of Linux Mint comes with the excellent Mozilla Firefox browser. However, Google’s Chrome browser, released in late 2008, has gained a powerful following. Google makes Chrome available for a variety of platforms, and Linux Mint is no exception.

To install Chrome on Linux Mint, first visit the Google Chrome website:

http://www.google.com/chrome

Click on the Download button, which will take you to the download page. Select the 64-bit version for Linux Mint. Hit the accept and install button, and the Chrome installer will download.

Once the download is complete, you’ll have a *.deb installer package for Chrome in your Downloads folder. Double-click on it to launch the installer. You’ll be taken to the Linux Mint Software application. Click on the Install button to begin the installation of Chrome.

You’ll need to enter your password to authenticate, and then follow the default prompts to install Chrome.

After the installation is complete, you can launch Chrome by clicking on the mintmenu, searching for Chrome, and clicking on the Chrome icon.