Installing DevTools and modern web browsers

We show you how to install various programming langauges, devtools and web browsers on Ubuntu.

Widely used tools:


sudo apt-get install git

Node JS

curl -o- | bash
nvm install stable


curl -sSL | bash -s stable
rvm install 2.3.1


Python 2 and Python 3 come pre-installed on Ubuntu Desktop.

Modern Web Browsers

The most popular web browsers used by developers are Chrome/Chromium and Firefox Developer Edition.

Installing Chromium:

sudo apt-get install chromium-browser

Installing Firefox Developer Edition:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily/firefox-aurora
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install firefox
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