Friday, October 12, 2012

Install Google Chrome on CentOS 6.2 using YUM

Install Google Chrome on CentOS 6.2 using YUM is pretty much easier and is recommended for CentOS users. By installing Google Chrome on CentOS 6.2 using YUM, we can get future update easier using update method on CentOS. This tutorial is going to show you how to Install Google Chrome on CentOS 6.2 using YUM. By default, CentOS 6.2 is equipped with Firefox web browser. But, because I am a fans of Google Chrome, thats why I want to install the latest Google Chrome on CentOS 6.2.

Steps to Install Google Chrome on CentOS 6.2 using YUM

32bit system
First we need to enable Google YUM repository on CentOS 6.2.
nano /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo
Paste the following lines to it
[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

64bit system
nano /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo
Paste the following lines
[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

Install Google Chrome on CentOS 6.2 using YUM 

Use this command as root to install Google Chrome stable
yum install google-chrome-stable
It will download about 40 MB packages from the internet. When done, Google Chrome can be run via Applications > Internet > Google Chrome. 
Thanks

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