How to Install Google Chrome on Fedora 36 / Fedora 35

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Google Chrome is a free web browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the Web faster, safer, and easier. It is a fast and solid browser with a good security record. It has some unique features and is generally pretty light on system resources.

Here, we will see how to install Google Chrome on Fedora 36 / Fedora 35.

Enable Google Chrome Repository

Switch to the root user.

sudo su -

Fedora now comes with the Google Chrome repository. But, the repository is disabled by default. So, you will need to enable the Google Chrome repository to install it on your system.

sed -i 's/enabled=0/enabled=1/' /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo

Install Google Chrome on Fedora 36

Install Google Chrome using the dnf command.

dnf install -y google-chrome-stable

Output:

Fedora 36 - x86_64 - Updates                                                                 15 kB/s |  24 kB     00:01
Fedora 36 - x86_64 - Updates                                                                642 kB/s | 1.7 MB     00:02
Fedora Modular 36 - x86_64 - Updates                                                        3.5 kB/s | 3.6 kB     00:01
Fedora Modular 36 - x86_64 - Updates                                                         36 kB/s |  76 kB     00:02
google-chrome                                                                               5.7 kB/s | 1.3 kB     00:00
Dependencies resolved.
============================================================================================================================
 Package                            Architecture         Version                          Repository                   Size
============================================================================================================================
Installing:
 google-chrome-stable               x86_64               102.0.5005.61-1                  google-chrome                81 M
Installing dependencies:
 liberation-fonts                   noarch               1:2.1.5-2.fc36                   fedora                      7.9 k

Transaction Summary
============================================================================================================================
Install  2 Packages

Total download size: 81 M
Installed size: 264 M
Downloading Packages:
(1/2): liberation-fonts-2.1.5-2.fc36.noarch.rpm                                              13 kB/s | 7.9 kB     00:00
(2/2): google-chrome-stable-102.0.5005.61-1.x86_64.rpm                                       21 MB/s |  81 MB     00:03
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Total                                                                                        16 MB/s |  81 MB     00:05
google-chrome                                                                                76 kB/s |  12 kB     00:00
Importing GPG key 0x7FAC5991:
 Userid     : "Google, Inc. Linux Package Signing Key <linux-packages-keymaster@google.com>"
 Fingerprint: 4CCA 1EAF 950C EE4A B839 76DC A040 830F 7FAC 5991
 From       : https://dl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub
Key imported successfully
Importing GPG key 0xD38B4796:
 Userid     : "Google Inc. (Linux Packages Signing Authority) <linux-packages-keymaster@google.com>"
 Fingerprint: EB4C 1BFD 4F04 2F6D DDCC EC91 7721 F63B D38B 4796
 From       : https://dl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub
Key imported successfully
Running transaction check
Transaction check succeeded.
Running transaction test
Transaction test succeeded.
Running transaction
  Preparing        :                                                                                                    1/1
  Installing       : liberation-fonts-1:2.1.5-2.fc36.noarch                                                             1/2
  Running scriptlet: google-chrome-stable-102.0.5005.61-1.x86_64                                                        2/2
  Installing       : google-chrome-stable-102.0.5005.61-1.x86_64                                                        2/2
  Running scriptlet: google-chrome-stable-102.0.5005.61-1.x86_64                                                        2/2
  Verifying        : liberation-fonts-1:2.1.5-2.fc36.noarch                                                             1/2
  Verifying        : google-chrome-stable-102.0.5005.61-1.x86_64                                                        2/2

Installed:
  google-chrome-stable-102.0.5005.61-1.x86_64                     liberation-fonts-1:2.1.5-2.fc36.noarch

Complete!

If you want to install the beta version of Google Chrome, use the below command to install it.

dnf install -y google-chrome-beta

Launch Google Chrome

After installing Google Chrome, you can start it by typing the command in the terminal or going to Activities.

Graphical Mode

Launch Google Chrome browser on Fedora 36
Launch Google Chrome browser on Fedora 36

Command Line

Google Chrome Stable:

google-chrome

OR

google-chrome-stable

Google Chrome beta:

google-chrome-beta

You can also set Google Chrome as the default web browser if you want.

Screenshot of Google Chrome browser running on Fedora.

Google Chrome browser running on Fedora 36
Google Chrome browser running on Fedora 36

Conclusion

That’s All. I hope you have learned how to install Google Chrome on your Fedora system.

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