How To Install Google Chrome on Fedora 30 & Fedora 29

0

ADVERTISEMENT

Google Chrome (aka chrome) is the most widely used web browser, developed by Google that uses the WebKit layout engine. As of 2019, it has around 62% worldwide browser usage.

Here is the tutorial about installing the latest version of Google Chrome on Fedora 30 / Fedora 29.

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

Prerequisites

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

$ sudo 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

You can install Google Chrome using dnf command.

dnf install -y google-chrome-stable

Start Google Chrome

You can quickly start Google chrome from menu or command line.

GUI

To start Google Chrome, go to Activities >> Search for Google Chrome.

Install Google Chrome on Fedora 30 - Start Google Chrome
Install Google Chrome on Fedora 30 – Start Google Chrome

Command Line

google-chrome

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

Install Google Chrome on Fedora 30 - Set Default Browser
Install Google Chrome on Fedora 30 – Set Default Browser

Google Chrome running on Fedora 30:

Google Chrome Running on Fedora
Google Chrome Running on Fedora

Conclusion

In this post, you have learned how to install Google Chrome on Fedora. You can try to install the Chrome beta version dnf -y install google-chrome-beta to test the new features. Share your feedback in the comments section.

You might also like