How To Install Google Chrome on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8

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Install Google Chrome on CentOS 8
Install Google Chrome on CentOS 8

Google Chrome is the freeware web browser developed by Google that uses the Blink engine. As of December 2019, Google Chrome is the most widely used browser having a share of around 64% worldwide browser usage.

Google Chrome is available in 47 languages and has the inbuilt translate faculty for translation of over 52 languages. Google Chrome’s functionality can be extended by installing extensions and web applications. Also, you can Chrome’s visuals using themes.

Here, we will see how to install Google Chrome on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8.

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Add Google Chrome Repository

Add the Google repository to your system.

cat <<EOF> /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo
[google-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
EOF

Install Google Chrome

You can install Google Chrome using yum command on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8.

Google Chrome Stable

yum install -y google-chrome-stable

Google Chrome Beta

yum install -y google-chrome-beta

Open Google Chrome

Start Google Chrome

Graphical Mode

Go to, Activities >> Search for Google Chrome.

Start Google Chrome On CentOS 8
Start Google Chrome On CentOS 8

Command Line Mode

Google Chrome Stable:

$ google-chrome

Google Chrome beta:

$ google-chrome-beta

You may want to set Google Chrome as the default web browser.

Make Google Chrome As Default Browser
Make Google Chrome As Default Browser

Screenshot of Google Chrome running on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8.

Google Chrome Running On CentOS 8
Google Chrome Running On CentOS 8

Conclusion

That ‘s All. I hope you have learned how to install and run Chrome on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8.

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