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Install Chrome Browser via yum in CentOS or Fedora or RHEL

Create a google yum repository

Create a file /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo and add the following into it.

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[google-chrome]
name=google-chrome
baseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/$basearch
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub

Check the google repository

Run following command to check the repository is available.

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# yum info google-chrome-stable

From the output you should find the lastest version of the package google-chrome-stable

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# yum info google-chrome-stable
Fedora 26 - x86_64 - Updates 6.3 MB/s | 4.1 MB 00:00
Fedora 26 - x86_64 7.5 MB/s | 53 MB 00:07
google-chrome 73 kB/s | 3.7 kB 00:00
Last metadata expiration check: 0:00:00 ago on Fri 14 Jul 2017 09:25:33 AM JST.
Available Packages
Name : google-chrome-stable
Version : 59.0.3071.115
Release : 1
Arch : x86_64
Size : 58 M
Source : google-chrome-stable-59.0.3071.115-1.src.rpm
Repo : google-chrome
Summary : Google Chrome
URL : https://chrome.google.com/
License : Multiple, see https://chrome.google.com/
Description : The web browser from Google
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: Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.

Install Chrome via yum

Let’s install chrome browser using yum command as below, which will
automatically install all needed dependencies.

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# yum install google-chrome-stable
google-chrome 78 kB/s | 3.7 kB 00:00
Last metadata expiration check: 0:00:00 ago on Fri 14 Jul 2017 09:25:41 AM JST.
Dependencies resolved.
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Package Arch Version Repository Size
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Installing:
google-chrome-stable x86_64 59.0.3071.115-1 google-chrome 58 M
Installing dependencies:
at x86_64 3.1.20-3.fc26 fedora 77 k
ed x86_64 1.14.1-2.fc26 fedora 79 k
esmtp x86_64 1.2-6.fc26 fedora 56 k
<snip...>
spax x86_64 1.5.3-8.fc26 fedora 211 k
systemtap-sdt-devel x86_64 3.1-5.fc26 fedora 71 k
util-linux-user x86_64 2.30-1.fc26 updates 90 k
Installing weak dependencies:
perl-Module-Runtime noarch 0.014-9.fc26 fedora 24 k

Transaction Summary
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Install 126 Packages

Total download size: 71 M
Installed size: 265 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y

Start Chrome

Start Chrome by below command, you can start it with a non-root user.

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$ google-chrome &

Enjory!