How to Install Chrome on Fedora 17

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Chrome is one of the most popular web browser developed by Google. Follow these steps to Install Chrome on Fedora 17.

Installing Chrome on Fedora 17

Login as root via Terminal

Add Google YUM Repo

vi /etc/yum.repos.d/google.repo

And paste the following

Chrome Repo for Fedora 32-bit

[google-chrome] name=google-chrome – 32-bit baseurl= enabled=1 gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=

Chrome Repo for  Fedora 64-bit

[google-chrome] name=google-chrome – 64-bit baseurl= enabled=1 gpgcheck=1 gpgkey=

Save the file using ":wq"

Install Google Chrome Stable

yum install google-chrome-stable

Install Google Chrome Beta

yum install google-chrome-beta

Install Google Chrome Unstable

yum install google-chrome-unstable

Launching Chrome on Fedora 17

To launch Google Chrome go to Applications > Internet > Google Chrome

How to Install Chrome on Fedora 17

Google Chrome Running on Fedora 17

Google Chrome running on Fedora 17

Alternate method of Installing Chrome on Fedora 17

Another way to install Google Chrome is to install Yum Extender, which is a graphical application installer for Fedora and CentOS.

Then add the required google repo for your Fedora version and run Yum Extender. Then go to Yum Extender Groups View > Graphical Internet and you will be able to find Google Chrome there. Then just select Google Chrome and press the apply button. Or you can just search for Google Chrome or Chrome on Yum Extender.

Visit this link if you want to install Yum Extender: Installing Yum Extender on Fedora

Installing Google Chrome on Fedora is that easy. If you face any problem then please leave a comment.


Julio Valencia · December 30, 2012 at 6:34 am

I did everything from above and i get the same error message.

Error: Nothing to do

Julio Valencia · December 30, 2012 at 6:42 am

Sorry my mistake, i did wrong. Thanks for the post.

Blasko · January 25, 2013 at 10:41 am

I am working on fedora 16 followed the instructions and works perfectly.

YoYo · April 10, 2015 at 10:54 am

I cant open Google-chrome in my Fedora….When I click the icon its not opening

    arifur · April 10, 2015 at 11:55 am

    Open up terminal and type google-chrome . It should run if you installed it properly and if it does not then it will throw an error and you can then fix it

roopa · April 10, 2015 at 11:01 am


I’ve updated the latest version of Google chrome , but it stops working once after the updation. I’ve googled and tried all the methods but still it is not working for me. Please help to sort the problem . Thank you in advance

Afz · December 31, 2015 at 5:21 am


i got this error ,
EROOR:Cannot retrieve metalink for repository: updates. Please verify its path and try again

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