How To Install Google Chrome 62 On a RHEL/CentOS 7 and Fedora Linux 26 Using Yum Command


ow do I installed the latest version of Google Chrome v45 on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux or CentOS Linux version 7.x and Fedora Linux v22/23/24/25/26 using the yum command line option?


Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier. You can install it on any Linux distro including CentOS, RHEL, and Fedora Linux.

Find out if your Linux distro is a 32bit or 64 bit

Type the following command Linux kernel and distro is running in 32bit or 64bit mode:

echo  You are using $(getconf LONG_BIT) bit Linux distro.


You are using 64 bit Linux distro.

OR try:

$ uname -m


Procedure to install Google Chrome 62 on a RHEL/CentOS/Fedora Linux:

Here is how to install and use the Google Chrome 62 in five easy steps:

Open the Terminal application. Grab 64bit Google Chrome.

Type the following command to download 64 bit version of Google Chrome:


Install Google Chrome and its dependencies on a CentOS/RHEL, type:

sudo yum install ./google-chrome-stable_current_*.rpm

Start Google Chrome from the CLI:

google-chrome &

Sample outputs from yum command:

Fig.01 Installing Chrome Web Browser Using Yum Command


Sample session:

Fig.02: About Google Chrome Version Number


Google Chrome 62 running on my Fedora Linux desktop:

Google Chrome 62 in action on a Fedora Linux 26

Please note that these instructions always installs the latest version of Google Chrome on a CentOS/RHEL/Fedora Linux.

A note about Fedora Linux v24.x/25.x/26.x users

Type the following dnf command:

$ sudo dnf install google-chrome-stable_current_*.rpm


Sample outputs:

Fig.03: Installing Google Chrome on a Fedora using dnf command

A note about Google chrome repo file

The above procedure creates /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo file as follows. This is useful to automatically update your Google Chrome version:

$ cat /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo


Sample outputs:







How do I upgrade Google Chrome from an older version?

You can simply update it by typing the following command:

$ sudo yum update google-chrome-stable


OR use the following dnf command to update it on a Fedora Linux:

$ sudo dnf update google-chrome-stable

See also

Google Chrome Download Page.

yum command



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