Install Google Chrome on Fedora 21/20, CentOS/RHEL 7

chrome-logo-smallThis guide explains howto install Google Chrome Web browser on Fedora 21/20/19/18 and CentOS/Red Hat (RHEL) 7. Best way to install and keep up-to-date with Google Chrome browser is use Google’s own YUM repository.

Currently it’s not possible to install Google Chrome on CentOS 6 / Red Hat (RHEL) 6 and Google Says Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Is Obsolete, but don’t worry, I write guide, howto install Chromium Web Browser on CentOS 6 / Red Hat (RHEL) 6.

Install Google Chrome on Fedora 21/20/19/18, CentOS 7, Red Hat (RHEL) 7

1. Change to root user.

2. Enable Google YUM repository

Run following command (copy & paste all lines to console) to create /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo file:

3. Install Google Chrome with YUM

3.1 Install Google Chrome Stable Version

3.2 Install Google Chrome Beta Version

3.3 Install Google Chrome Unstable Version

Google Chrome Stable Running on CentOS 7 64-bit

Google Chrome Running on CentOS 7

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  1. Is anyone else experience a complete chrome stable freeze one Feodra 19?

    Just in the last couple of weeks Chrome has gone from working flawlessly to becoming completely unresponsive. I have to force quit it.


  2. muchas gracias me sirvio :)

  3. while placing repo file it cant be pasted in that folder

    • Hi vamshii,

      You have to do it as root user.

  4. installed as libXScrnSaver-1.2.2-6.fc20.i686

    [root@localhost sfw]# rpm -i google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm
    warning: google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm: Header V4 DSA/SHA1 Signature, key ID 7fac5991: NOKEY
    error: Failed dependencies: is needed by google-chrome-stable-35.0.1916.153-1.x86_64

    [root@localhost sfw]# yum install
    Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit
    Package libXScrnSaver-1.2.2-6.fc20.i686 already installed and latest version
    Nothing to do

    • Hi Jorge,

      You are installing 64-bit Google Chrome on 32-bit Fedora, that’s why all dependencies fail. So just select Google Chrome 32-bit version/repo and try to install it again.

  5. Hi,

    I tried installing the google chrome but getting the below error.

    Please help!

  6. I actually tried both the commands mentioned there and also tried to install lsb but says

  7. Hi Team,

    Figured it out. On RHEL 7 first I went on to subscriptions and subscribed to all desktop (non beta) repos. Then installed redhat-lsb and got installed. Then installed chrome and went well.

    • Hi Kamtaot,

      Nice to hear that you got Google-Chrome also installed! Yes based your error problem was with RHEL subscription.

  8. Thanks! very simple and it works like a charm!

  9. can anybody help me to solve this problem
    [madhu@localhost ~]$ su –
    Last login: Mon Jan 5 12:54:30 EST 2015 on pts/0
    [root@localhost ~]# cat < /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo
    > [google-chrome]
    > name=google-chrome – \$basearch
    > baseurl=\$basearch
    > enabled=1
    > gpgcheck=1
    > gpgkey=
    > EOF
    [root@localhost ~]# yum install google-chrome-stable
    Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks, refresh-packagekit

    File contains no section headers.
    file: file:///etc/yum.repos.d/fedorautils.repo, line: 1
    [root@localhost ~]#

    • Hi Madhu,

      Looks like you have some problem with fedorautils.repo file. Could you post content of fedorautils.repo file, like:

  10. Thanks, worked immediately. I created the repo with vim though, somewhat easier for me.

  11. Thank You Vary Much!
    It worked perfectly for me. I am running Fedora Workstation 21.


  12. A very nice tutorial.

    Thanks ;)

  13. Thanks for the guide!



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