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.

    Thanks

    Reply
  2. muchas gracias me sirvio :)

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

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    • Hi vamshii,

      You have to do it as root user.

      Reply
  4. libXss.so.1 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:
    libXss.so.1()(64bit) is needed by google-chrome-stable-35.0.1916.153-1.x86_64

    [root@localhost sfw]# yum install libXss.so.1
    Loaded plugins: langpacks, refresh-packagekit
    Package libXScrnSaver-1.2.2-6.fc20.i686 already installed and latest version
    Nothing to do

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    • 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.

      Reply
  5. Hi,

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

    Please help!

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

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  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.

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    • Hi Kamtaot,

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

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

    Reply

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