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Install Google Chrome on Fedora 27 / Fedora 26/25/24

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Google Chrome (aka chrome) is the most widely used web browser, developed by Google that uses the WebKit layout engine. It shares around 59% worldwide browser usage.

Here is the tutorial about installing the latest version of Google Chrome (currently v62) on Fedora 27.

Google is no longer develops the 32-bit browser for Fedora.

Requirement

Open a terminal (Activities >> Search >> Terminal) and then switch to the root user.

$ su

Add Google Chrome Repository

Create a yum repo file.

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

Copy and paste the below information to the google-chrome.repo file.

[chrome]
name=google-chrome
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

Install Google Chrome on Fedora 27

You can install Google Chrome using dnf command on Fedora 27 / Fedora 26/25/24.

dnf install -y google-chrome-stable

Want to go for Google Chrome beta, run:

dnf install -y google-chrome-beta

Access Google Chrome

Start Google Chrome (Activities >> Search >> Google Chrome).

Install Google Chrome on Fedora 27 - Start Google Chrome
Install Google Chrome on Fedora 27 – Start Google Chrome

Note: Google Chrome cannot be run as root (Tutorial about running Google Chrome as root).

OR

$ google-chrome

Google Chrome beta:

$ google-chrome-beta

Choose whether you want to make Googe Chrome as the default browser and share anonymous statistics to Google.

Install Google Chrome on Fedora 27 - Default Browser
Install Google Chrome on Fedora 27 – Default Browser

Screenshot of Google Chrome running on Fedora 27:

Install Google Chrome on Fedora 27 - Google Chrome running on Fedora 27
Install Google Chrome on Fedora 27 – Google Chrome running on Fedora 27

Screenshot of Google Chrome running on Fedora 26:

Install Google Chrome on Fedora 27 - Google Chrome Running on Fedora 26
Install Google Chrome on Fedora 27 – Google Chrome Running on Fedora 26

That’s All.

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