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 with how to Install Google Chrome’s latest release on CentOS/RHEL 8 & Fedora Linux systems.
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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 34/33/32 users need to enable the google-chrome repository on their system. And the CentOS/RHEL 8/7 & Fedora 26/25 Users need to create a yum configuration file on your system using the following content.
sudo dnf install fedora-workstation-repositories sudo dnf config-manager --set-enabled google-chrome
CentOS/RHEL 8 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 the 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 sudo dnf install google-chrome-stable #CentOS/RHEL 8 sudo yum install google-chrome-stable #CentOS/RHEL 7
Install Beta Version
sudo dnf install google-chrome-beta #Fedora sudo dnf install google-chrome-beta #CentOS/RHEL 8 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