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.
Configure Google Chrome Repository
Set up a repository for Chrome installation by putting Google’s repository information in
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.
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.
Activities >> Search for Google Chrome.
Choose whether you want to make a Chrome browser as the default browser and share anonymous statistics to Google.
Google Chrome Running on Fedora 30:
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.