Google Chrome doesn’t need any introduction, as it is a very well known and the most widely used web browser, from Google. As of March 2019, Google Chrome has around 62.63% of the global browser market share and available in 47 languages.

In browser usage, Google Chrome overtook Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox very long back and is now the undisputed king of web browsers.

Here, we will install the latest stable version of Google Chrome on Fedora 30. The steps mentioned in this post should also work on previous versions of Fedora such as Fedora 29 and Fedora 28.

Prerequisites

Installation of any applications in Fedora requires root privileges. To have the root privileges, ensure you have sudo permissions.

Configure Google Chrome Repository

Set up a repository for Chrome installation by putting Google’s repository information in /etc/yum.repos.d directory.

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

Update repository cache.

dnf check-update

Install Google Chrome using the below command.

dnf install -y google-chrome-stable

Start Google Chrome

You can quickly start Google Chrome from a menu or using shell command.

Graphical Mode

Activities >> Search for Google Chrome.

Install Google Chrome On Fedora 30 - Start Google Chrome
Install Google Chrome On Fedora 30 - Start Google Chrome

Terminal Mode

google-chrome

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

Install Google Chrome On Fedora 30 - Set Google Chrome as the Default Browser
Install Google Chrome On Fedora 30 - Set Google Chrome as the Default Browser

Google Chrome Running on Fedora 30:

Install Google Chrome On Fedora 30 - Google Chrome Running on Fedora 30
Install Google Chrome On Fedora 30 - Google Chrome Running on Fedora 30

Conclusion

You have successfully installed stable version Google Chrome on Fedora 30. You can also install Google Chrome beta dnf install -y google-chrome-beta to have hands-on the latest feature before they come to a stable release.

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