Installing Chrome on Fedora 18

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Chrome is one of the most popular web browser developed by Google. This guide will show how to Install Chrome on Fedora 18.

Installing Chrome on Fedora 18

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=http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/i386
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub

Chrome Repo for Fedora 64-bit

[google-chrome]
name=google-chrome - 64-bit
baseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/x86_64
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub

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 18 (Gnome Classic)

If you want to setup Gnome Classic on Fedora 18 then Follow this link: Gnome Classic on Fedora 18

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

How to Install Chrome on Fedora 17

Go to Applicatios > Internet > Google Chrome to launch Google Chrome

Google Chrome Running on Fedora 18

Google Chrome running on Fedora 17

Google Chrome running on Fedora 17

Alternate method of Installing Chrome on Fedora 18

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.


1 Comment

meet · May 3, 2013 at 7:39 AM

Nice one..thanks for the valuble info….

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