How To Install Google Chrome on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7
Google Chrome is the freeware web browser developed by Google that uses the WebKit fork 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 has the inbuilt translate faculty for translation of over 52 languages. Google Chrome has the option to install extension and web applications to increase the feature and functionality of the browser; you can also install themes for a visual change.
Here is the tutorial about installing the latest Google Chrome (v78) on CentOS 7/ RHEL 7.
Add Google Chrome Repository
Create a repo file under /etc/yum.repos.d/ directory.
Copy and paste the below repository information to the above repo file.
[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
Install Google Chrome
You can install Google Chrome using yum command.
Google Chrome Stable
yum install -y google-chrome-stable
Google Chrome Beta
yum install -y google-chrome-beta
Start Google Chrome
To open a Google Chrome, go to Applications >> Internet >> Google Chrome.
Command Line Mode
Google Chrome Stable:
Google Chrome beta:
In case you wan to set Google Chrome as the default web browser.
Screenshot of Google Chrome running on CentOS 7 / RHEL 7.
That’s All. I hope you were able to install and run Chrome on CentOS 7/ RHEL 7 without any issues. Please share your feedback in the comments section.