Install Google Chrome 37 on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7

Google Chrome LogoGoogle Chrome is the freeware web browser developed by Google that uses the WebKit fork blink engine. As of July Google Chrome is the most widely used browser having, it shares around 45% worldwide browser usage. Google Chrome has the inbuilt translate faculty for translation of over 52 languages. Google Chrome has option to install extension and web application to increase the feature and functionality of the browser; you can also install themes for visual change.

Here is the tutorial about installing latest Google Chrome (Currently 37) on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7.

Step 1: Open Terminal (Applications –> System Tools –> Terminal).

Step 2: Switch to root user.

[raj@geeksite~/]$ su

Step 3: Download Google Chrome.

[root@geeksite~/]# wget

Step 4: Install Dependencies.

[root@geeksite~/]# yum -y install redhat-lsb libXScrnSaver

Step 5: Install Google Chrome.

[root@geeksite~/]# rpm -Uvh google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm

Step 6: Start Google Chrome (Applications –> Internet –> Chrome). Note: Google Chrome can not be run as root (Tutorial about running Google Chrome as root).

CentOS 7 - Google Chrome Start Menu
CentOS 7 – Google Chrome Start Menu


[raj@geeksite~/]$ google-chrome

Screen Shot of Google Chrome 37 running on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7.

CentOS 7 - Google Chrome 37
CentOS 7 – Google Chrome 37

That ‘s All.


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