How to Install Google Chrome on CentOS 6.3

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Google Chrome is a lightweight and fast alternative browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier. It was designed to be simple and stylish not only on the windows operating system but in CentOS or another Linux operating system as well. This post will show you the steps to install Google Chrome on CentOS 6.3.

1. Prepare repository:

[root@CentOS6 ~]# vi /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo

Add the following into google-chrome.repo for CentOS 32 Bit:

[google-chrome]
name=google-chrome - 32-bit
baseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/i386
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub

Add the following into google-chrome.repo for CentOS 64 Bit:

[google-chrome]
name=google-chrome - 64-bit
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

2. Install the google chrome stable version:

[root@CentOS6 ~]# yum install google-chrome-stable -y

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2 Comments

  • This just gives me a core dump.  I did EXACTLY this on a fresh CentOS install (in a Parallels VM), and here’s what I got…

    [root@centos yum.repos.d]# yum install google-chrome-stable -yLoaded plugins: fastestmirror, refresh-packagekit, securityLoading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: http://ftp.osuosl.org * extras: centos.mirrors.tds.net * updates: centos.aol.comgoogle-chrome                                                                    |  951 B     00:00     Not using downloaded repomd.xml because it is older than what we have:  Current   : Wed Jan 23 17:16:39 2013  Downloaded: Wed Jan 23 17:16:07 2013Segmentation fault (core dumped)[root@centos yum.repos.d]# 

  • Avatar for None None says:

    Doesn’t work.
    Too many failed dependencies.

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