Introduction – Google Chrome is one of the most popular web browsers. It has over 62% market share and provides much better security and performance as compared to any other browsers. However, it is not 100% open source and builds on top of the Chromium open source project. This tutorial shows you how to install Google Chrome 73 on CentOS 7 using yum command.
How to install Google Chrome 73 on CentOS 7
The procedure to install Google Chrome 73 on CentOS Linux 7 desktop is as follows:
- Installing Google Chrome on CentOS 7 by typing: wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm
- Use yum to install Chrome 73 web browser on CentOS 7: sudo yum localinstall google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm
- Update Chrome 73 in CentOS 7: sudo yum upgrade google-chrome-stable
- Start Chrome on CentOS 7 Linux desktop
Let us see all steps and examples in details.
CentOS 7 install Google Chrome
Use wget command to grab Google Chrome 73 installer, run:
$ wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm
Installing Chrome 73 on CentOS 7 desktop
Execute the following yum command:
$ sudo yum localinstall google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm
Google Chrome has been installed on your system.
How do I start Google Chrome 73 stable?
Simply type the following command at your shell prompt:
$ google-chrome &
Alternatively, you can start it from GUI itself:
Applications > Internet > Google Chrome
You should see Google Chrome in action as follows:
How do I upgrade Google Chrome on my CentOS 7 box?
Just run yum command as follows to upgrade Google Chrome:
$ sudo yum update
$ sudo yum upgrade google-chrome-stable
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This page demonstrated how to install Google Chrome on CentOS 7 workstation. For more information see official Google Chrome web site here.