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Install Google Chrome on CentOS
Google Chrome is the most powerful, fastest and most popular web browser in the world. Google Chrome is not the opensource browser itself, but it is based on the Chromium browser which is also available for CentOS. It is a secure and easy to use browser. In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install Google Chrome on CentOS 7.
Before you start to install Google Chrome on CentOS 7. You must have the credentials of a user with sudo privileges.
Install Google Chrome
The following are the steps to install Google Chrome on CentOS.
Step 1: Download the .rpm package of Google Chrome
First, By using the following
curl command download the .rpm package of Google Chrome for CentOS:
Step 2: Install Google Chrome
To install .rpm package in CentOS you will need to have sudo privileges. To install Google Chrome use following command:
sudo yum localinstall google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm
Now it will prompt you for password. Enter the password of your system and continue.
Step 3: Start Google Chrome
Now as the installation of Google Chrome is complete. You can start Google Chrome in two ways.
First you can start Google Chrome by typing
google-chrome in terminal or by using Applications and searching for google chrome in CentOS.
To start Google Chrome by using
Applications then clicking on
Internet and then on
You can also start Google Chrome Using following command:
After starting Google Chrome for the first time you will be asked for setting it as a default browser.
You can check options according to your preference and click on
OK. After clicking OK you will see the following screen.
Now Google Chrome is opened and you can enjoy browsing. You can also import passwords, bookmarks and other settings.
Upgrade Google Chrome
If you want to upgrade Chrome you can do so by using the following instruction.
To uninstall Google chrome use below commands:
sudo yum update google-chrome-stable
You have successfully learned how to install Google Chrome on CentOS 7. If you have any queries please don’t forget to comment below.