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How to install Google Chrome on Fedora and derivatives

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If you like the Google browser and want it always up to date on your system, here’s how to install Google Chrome on Fedora and derivatives.

Chrome is Google’s internet browser. It uses the same code base as Chromium, but has some proprietary features that differentiate it from its base design.

How to install Google Chrome on Fedora and derivatives

At first, it was developed with a minimalist look and compiled based on open source components, such as Apple Inc.’s WebKit rendering engine.

But as of version 28, Chrome stopped using WebKit as a layout rendering engine, and started using Blink, which is developed by Google.

How to install Google Chrome on Fedora and derivatives

To install Google Chrome on Fedora and derivatives, you must do the following:

Step 1. Open a terminal;
Step 2. Then, type the following command in the terminal to install the third party repository manager;

sudo dnf install fedora-workstation-repositories

Step 3. After installing this package, you must activate the google-chrome repository with the following command;

sudo dnf config-manager –set-enabled google-chrome

Step 4. Then, install the Google Chrome browser with the following command;

sudo dnf install google-chrome-stable -y

Step 5. You can also install the beta version and the unstable version, using one of the commands below.

sudo dnf install google-chrome-beta

Or

sudo dnf install google-chrome-unstable

Ready! Now, you can start the program in the Applications / Dash / Activities menu or any other application launcher in your distro, or type google-chrome or in a terminal, followed by the TAB key.

See too

You can also install the program using these other tutorials:
Google Chrome on Linux Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, Arch and derivatives – see how to install
How to install Google Chrome on Ubuntu and derivatives

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