Is Chromium available for Ubuntu? Installing Chromium with apt
Chromium deb is available in the default Ubuntu repositories. It is actually a transitional package that installs the snap. That’s it.
How do I install Chromium on Ubuntu? To install Chromium on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and above, just open the Ubuntu Software tool and search for ‘Chromium’. Click on the app listing then the install button. From here just hit “install”, enter your password (if prompted) and that’s pretty much it — hey: I did say it was easy!
How do I start terminal Chromium in Ubuntu?
- Start by opening a terminal window and execution of the bellow apt command: $ sudo apt install chromium-browser. All done.
- You can start the Chromium Browser using the below command: $ chromium-browser.
Should I use Chromium or Chrome on Ubuntu? A major advantage is that Chromium allows Linux distributions that need open-source software to package a browser almost identical to Chrome. Linux distributors can also use Chromium as the default web browser in place of Firefox.