Install Google Chrome on Fedora 32/31, CentOS/RHEL 8/7.7 - Comment Page: 2

This guide explains howto install Google Chrome Web browser on Fedora 32/31/30/29 and CentOS/Red Hat (RHEL) 8.0/7.7. 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 32/31/30/29, CentOS 8/7.7, Red Hat (RHEL) 8/7.7 [inttf_post_ad1] 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 32/31/30/29 dnf install...

365 comments on “Install Google Chrome on Fedora 32/31, CentOS/RHEL 8/7.7 - Comment Page: 2

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    1. Thanks! It is very simple. It helped me and worked like a charm…. :)

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    2. I have used vim to create a .repo file, but how can I save the file? Thank you… Im seriously loving fedora for some reason… :D

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      • You can save file with changing Vim editor to command mode, pressing Esc key and then write :x and press Return key.

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    3. Thank you. I am currently installing the file.

      Thank you very much

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    4. better use :wq for saving and quitting the file after pressing esc.

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    5. Hi, am trying hard to get chrome on my fedora 13 but all I get after following the instructions is this on my terminal.

      [[email protected] ~]$ su
      Password:
      [[email protected] nassif]# gedit /etc/yum.repos.d/google.repo

      (gedit:4002): GnomeUI-WARNING **: While connecting to session manager:
      Authentication Rejected, reason : None of the authentication protocols specified are supported and host-based authentication failed.
      [[email protected] nassif]# yum install chromium
      Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit
      http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium/fedora-9/i386/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404: Not Found
      Trying other mirror.
      Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: chromium. Please verify its path and try again
      [[email protected] nassif]#

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      • Hi nassif,

        Actually you are installing Chromium browser using very very old Fedora 9 repo. So you are not followed this guide at all…

        To install Google Chrome, please follow this guide or if you want install Chromium then follow Chromium install guide.

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    6. Thanks a lot, JR. I thought I had fedora 13 because the download said 13. Could you please tell me how I could upgrade to fedora 13 and please bare with me am new to linux.
      Thanks.

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      • I think you have Fedora 13, but you have added old and wrong Fedora 9 repository on you system…could you post output of following commands:

        
        uname -a
        

        and

        
        lsb_release -a
        

        and

        
        yum repolist
        

        and

        
        ls -la /etc/yum.repos.d/
        
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    7. Here is what I got, hope I did it right.

      [[email protected] ~]$ lsb_release -a
      bash: lsb_release: command not found
      [[email protected] ~]$ yum repolist
      Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit
      Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: chromium. Please verify its path and try again
      [[email protected] ~]$ ls -la /etc/yum.repos.d/
      total 72
      drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2010-10-09 20:35 .
      drwxr-xr-x 101 root root 12288 2010-10-12 19:24 ..
      -rw-r–r– 1 root root 179 2007-07-25 14:45 adobe-linux-i386.repo
      -rw-r–r– 1 root root 145 2010-10-09 20:21 chromium.repo
      -rw-r–r– 1 root root 233 2010-10-09 20:19 chromium.repo~
      -rw-r–r– 1 root root 12288 2010-10-09 20:37 .chromium.repo.swp
      -rw-r–r– 1 root root 1909 2008-09-08 13:46 fedora-rawhide.repo
      -rw-r–r– 1 root root 1090 2008-09-08 13:46 fedora.repo
      -rw-r–r– 1 root root 1216 2008-09-08 13:46 fedora-updates-newkey.repo
      -rw-r–r– 1 root root 1108 2008-09-08 13:46 fedora-updates.repo
      -rw-r–r– 1 root root 1289 2008-09-08 13:46 fedora-updates-testing-newkey.repo
      -rw-r–r– 1 root root 1181 2008-09-08 13:46 fedora-updates-testing.repo
      -rw-r–r– 1 root root 162 2010-10-09 20:31 google.repo
      -rw-r–r– 1 root root 162 2010-10-09 20:28 google.repo~
      [[email protected] ~]$

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    8. Hi nassif,

      First thing it looks like you have actually installed Fedora 9, or at least your kernel is Fedora 9 kernel.

      And secondly, your Chromium repository is broken. You should remove Chromium repo file so you get your yum working again.

      I recommend to download Fedora 13 Linux from here and install it. Then try to install Google Chrome again using this guide.

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    9. HI,

      I am currently using RHEL 5 and wanted to install google chrome…

      m getting following error messages :

      [[email protected] yum.repos.d]# yum install google-chrome-stable
      Loading “rhnplugin” plugin
      Loading “installonlyn” plugin
      This system is not registered with RHN.
      RHN support will be disabled.
      Setting up Install Process
      Setting up repositories
      google 100% |=========================| 951 B 00:00
      adobe-linux-i386 100% |=========================| 951 B 00:00
      Reading repository metadata in from local files
      Parsing package install arguments
      Resolving Dependencies
      –> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
      —> Downloading header for google-chrome-stable to pack into transaction set.
      google-chrome-stable-7.0.517.44-64615.i386.rpm 54 kB 00:01
      —> Package google-chrome-stable.i386 0:7.0.517.44-64615 set to be updated
      –> Running transaction check
      –> Processing Dependency: libnss3.so(NSS_3.12.3) for package: google-chrome-stable
      –> Processing Dependency: lsb >= 3.2 for package: google-chrome-stable
      –> Finished Dependency Resolution
      Error: Missing Dependency: libnss3.so(NSS_3.12.3) is needed by package google-chrome-stable
      Error: Missing Dependency: lsb >= 3.2 is needed by package google-chrome-stable

      i have downloaded nss-3.12.6-7.fc13.i686.rpm … bt der also dependencies problm
      please suggest me some answer

      thanks in advance…

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    10. Hi, I prefer too the shell to install this things.., you can see the details about whats happening in your system!! Thank, great job

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    11. Shame that Developers of Google Chromium do not take care about one of the most stable, commercial and business oriented distribution of Linux: Red-Hat.
      Let Me just Say that for Example OPERA installs just perfect on Red-Hat.

      Why to Use Chromium at all ?

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    12. Perfect. Straight to the point and simple to follow!

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    13. thanks so much — this has been a great help

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    14. Dear All
      I am using fedora 14 64 bit, I was facing the problem of the following error

      lsb >= 3.2 is needed by google-chrome-stable-8.0.552.237-70801.x86_64

      I resolve the problem as said above & now I am happy,
      Resolving the problem I take the following steps

      Enable Google YUM repository
      Add following to /etc/yum.repos.d/google.repo file:

      For 64 bit

      [google64]
      name=Google – x86_64
      baseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/rpm/stable/x86_64
      enabled=1
      gpgcheck=1
      gpgkey=https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub

      Install Google Chrome with YUM (as root user)
      Install Google Chrome Stable Version

      Command for the installation
      (yum install google-chrome-stable)

      this procedure fix the problem for me

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