Install Google Chrome on Fedora 28/27, CentOS/RHEL 7.5

chrome-logo-smallThis guide explains howto install Google Chrome Web browser on Fedora 28/27/26/25 and CentOS/Red Hat (RHEL) 7.5. Best way to install and keep up-to-date with Google Chrome browser is use Google’s own YUM/DNF repository.

Install Google Chrome on Fedora 28/27/26/25, CentOS 7.5, Red Hat (RHEL) 7.5

1. Change to root user.

sudo -i
## OR ##
su -

2. Enable Google YUM repository

Note: Google Chrome Linux version doesn’t get any 32-bit (x86) updates and 32-bit repo is also removed. If you have 32-bit version installed, then you can use it, but you can’t get security updates or other updates anymore.

Fedora 28/27

dnf install fedora-workstation-repositories

dnf config-manager --set-enabled google-chrome

Fedora 26/25 CentOS/RHEL 7.5

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

cat << EOF > /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
EOF

3. Install Google Chrome with YUM

3.1 Install Google Chrome Stable Version

## Install Google Chrome Stable version ##
## Fedora 28/27/26/25 ##
dnf install google-chrome-stable

## CentOS/RHEL 7.5 ##
yum install google-chrome-stable

3.2 Install Google Chrome Beta Version

## Install Google Chrome Beta version ##
## Fedora 28/27/26/25 ##
dnf install google-chrome-beta

## CentOS/RHEL 7.5 ##
yum install google-chrome-beta

3.3 Install Google Chrome Unstable Version

## Install Google Chrome Unstable version ##
## Fedora 28/27/26/25 ##
dnf install google-chrome-unstable

## CentOS/RHEL 7.5 ##
yum install google-chrome-unstable

4. Note for Fedora 28/27/26/25 Wayland users

If you have problems, then fallback to Xorg with modifying /etc/gdm/custom.conf file:

# GDM configuration storage

[daemon]
# Uncomment the line below to force the login screen to use Xorg
WaylandEnable=false

[security]
...

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