How to install Google Chrome in Fedora

Endrit Qerreti

Endrit Qerreti

In this tutorial, you will learn how to install Google Chrome in Fedora.

If you have installed Fedora on your machine, and you are wondering if you can install Google Chrome on it, yes you can, as Google Chrome supports Fedora, and it can be easily installed in it directly from your terminal.

In this tutorial, we'll enable third party repositories in Fedora, and then install Google Chrome from the official repository, using dnf package manager.

Step 1 - Install Third party repositories

Google Chrome can be installed in Fedora via third party repository. Third party repositories are not installed in Fedora by default, but you can install them using your terminal via dnf package manager.

fedora-workstation-repositories is the package that allows you to use third party repositories in Fedora. So in order to be able to download Google Chrome from its repository, you need to have this package installed on your system.

To install third party repositories in Fedora, you can easily do so by running the command below.

sudo dnf install fedora-workstation-repositories

Step 2 - Setup Google Chrome repository

Once you have installed fedora-workstation-repositories in your system, now you need to enable Google Chrome repository.

The third party repositories contains Google Chrome repository, so all you need to do in this step is enable Google Chrome repository.

To do so, simply run the command below.

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

Step 3 - Install Google Chrome

Now that third party repositories package is installed in your system, Google Chrome repository should also be enabled, which means you can proceed now to install Google Chrome.

To install Google Chrome stable version, simply run the command below.

sudo dnf install google-chrome-stable

The command above, will download the stable version of Google chrome. If you want to install developer or beta versions, you can do so by following steps below.

Once Google Chrome is installed, you should see a similar output in your terminal.

If you want to install the developer version, you need to install google-chrome-unstable

sudo dnf install google-chrome-unstable

To install beta version, simply run the following.

sudo dnf install google-chrome-beta

Step 4 - Launch Google Chrome

Google Chrome should be now installed in your system, and you can now use it.

To launch Google Chrome in Fedora, you can do so via two ways, by using GUI and by using the terminal.

To launch Google Chrome via GUI

Click Activites, and search for "Google Chrome" in the search box, then simply click Google chrome icon to launch it.

To launch Google Chrome via terminal

Launching Google Chrome via terminal is quite easily too, launch your terminal by pressing CTRL + ALT + T, and issue the following command.

google-chrome

Conclusion

In this tutorial, you learned how to install Google Chrome in Fedora, by using its official repository via the dnf package manager.