Monday, October 30, 2017

How to update Google Chrome on Lubuntu 16.04

How to update Google Chrome on Lubuntu 16.04

You probably have google chrome installed on your system, but the problem is, after a while the google chrome that you have is not up to date with the latest version of google chrome. So the question is how do i update/upgrade google chrome on lubuntu?

To update/upgrade google chrome on lubuntu is pretty easy, but first let me show you how to check your google chrome version. You can check your chrome version through the browser itself or use the command line.

To see google chrome version from the browser itself, simply open a new tab and then enter url chrome://version. If you want to see chrome version from command line, you can run this:
google-chrome -version

How to update/upgrade Google Chrome to the latest version on Lubuntu 16.04
  • open command line/terminal on lubuntu (press CTRL + ALT + T)
  • run apt-get update command
  • sudo apt-get update
  • upgrade google chrome
  • sudo apt-get install --only-upgrade google-chrome-stable
  • done!

You can restart google chrome and then check again the chrome version, it should be upgraded to the latest one. Have a wonderful day!

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