How to Update Google Chrome on Ubuntu 22.04

Google Chrome is an internet browser that is used for internet surfing and visiting different URLs with a high browsing speed due to its optimized coding by the developers of Google. It is freely available to download and install on different operating systems. Moreover, it allows you to add different plugins in the browser, which helps you to do different tasks online more efficiently.

It is supposed that you have already installed Google Chrome on your machine, but if you have not, then there is no need to worry because you can install it by following our dedicated article.

In this write-up, we will find out the method by which we can update Google Chrome to the latest version available on Ubuntu.

How to update Google Chrome on Ubuntu

We are supposed that Google Chrome is already installed on the machine, which can be verified by displaying the version of Google Chrome:

$ google-chrome --version

Now, in order to update the Google Chrome, we will update all the packages of the Ubuntu firstt:

$ sudo apt update

After updating all the packages, its time to upgrade them using the command:

$ sudo apt upgrade

As we can see that 11 packages are present which can be upgraded, once you type the “Y” and press the ENTER key the upgradation of the packages will start.

However, if we want to upgrade only the package of Google Chrome, then we will run the command:

$ sudo apt --only-upgrade install google-chrome-stable

After the execution of this command, Google Chrome will be updated to the newest stable version.


Update and upgrade all installed packages using “sudo apt update” and “sudo apt upgrade -y” commands, and it will upgrade google chrome as well on Ubuntu 22.04. Two methods are discussed, either by updating all the packages or only the Google Chome package using the apt package manager.

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Hammad Zahid

I'm an Engineering graduate and my passion for IT has brought me to Linux. Now here I'm learning and sharing my knowledge with the world.