Google Chrome is a freeware web browser developed by Google Inc. It was released as a beta version for Microsoft Windows on September 2, 2008, and as a stable public release on December 11, 2008. This tutorial helps you to how to Install Google Chrome latest release on CentOS/RHEL 7 & Fedora 28-25.
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Step 1 – Enable Yum Repository
Google chrome team provides an official yum repository to install chrome on Fedora and CentOS systems. The Fedora 28/27 users need to enable google-chrome repository on their system and CentOS/RHEL 7 & Fedora 26/25 Users needs to create a yum configuration file on your system using the followings content.
Fedora 28/27 Users
sudo dnf install fedora-workstation-repositories sudo dnf config-manager --set-enabled google-chrome
CentOS/RHEL 7 & Fedora 26/25 Users
sudo vi /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo
[google-chrome] name=google-chrome baseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/x86_64 enabled=1 gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=https://dl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub
Step 2 – Install or Update Google Chrome
Now, you have a choice to install the current stable release of Google Chrome or beta release on your Linux system. Let’s use the following commands to install the latest Google chrome as per your needs.
Install Stable Version
sudo dnf install google-chrome-stable #Fedora 28-25 sudo yum install google-chrome-stable #CentOS/RHEL 7
Install Beta Version
sudo dnf install google-chrome-beta #Fedora 28-25 sudo yum install google-chrome-beta #CentOS/RHEL 7
Step 3 – Launch Google Chrome
You have installed Google chrome on a Fedora/CentOS/RHEL system. Use the following command to launch Google Chrome from a non-root account and enjoy browsing.
or start the process in the background