How to install Chromium Browser on 20.04 (Focal Fossa). Chromium is an open-source build from Google Chrome source code. Chromium is designed to be fast, safe, and to provide a more stable internet experience to its end users. The only difference from Chrome is that Google adds a number of proprietary features to Chrome like support for additional video formats and codecs. And few other automatic security features.
This guide will show you an how you can install Chromium Browser on your Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa) Desktop machine. This guide assumes you have a running Ubuntu 20.04 machine. If not, check our guide below.
If you’re more interested in Google Chrome installation, refer to this guide:
Install Chromium Browser on Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa)
You can choose to install Chromium on Ubuntu 20.04 by downloading a .deb package distributed by Chromium or by using Snap Store. The software center in Ubuntu 20.04 is powered by Snap.
Launch Ubuntu Software Center from Desktop Search.
Input Chromium in the search box.
Choose the first in the list.. You can later install FFmpeg codes.
Hit Install button in the next screen displayed.
If the installation was successful, a remove button will be displayed.
You can then Launch Chromium browser on your Ubuntu machine from Applications menu.
There you have it.. Chromium browser has been installed successfully on Ubuntu 20.04 Linux machine.
More on Ubuntu: