This guide will walk you through the installation of Google Chrome on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8. Google Chrome is a cross-platform web browser developed by Google which runs on Linux, Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android. Google Chrome is not available in the Red Hat / CentOS repositories and should be downloaded from the official Google Chrome download page and installed manually. We will download the RPM release of Google Chrome and use dnf or yum package manager to install it

Step 1: Install wget

. You need to have wget installed on your CentOS/RHEL system to use for the download.

sudo dnf -y install wget

Step 2: Install Google Chrome on CentOS 8 | RHEL 8

Now use wget command to Download the latest release of Google Chrome.


Navigate to the directory with the downloaded package and execute:

$ sudo dnf localinstall google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm
Dependencies resolved.
 Package          Arch   Version         Repository                        Size
                  x86_64 74.0.3729.131-1 @commandline                      56 M
Installing dependencies:
 libdbusmenu-gtk3 x86_64 16.04.0-12.el8  rhel-8-for-x86_64-appstream-rpms  41 k
 libXScrnSaver    x86_64 1.2.3-1.el8     rhel-8-for-x86_64-appstream-rpms  31 k
 redhat-lsb-core  x86_64 4.1-47.el8      rhel-8-for-x86_64-appstream-rpms  45 k
 libdbusmenu      x86_64 16.04.0-12.el8  rhel-8-for-x86_64-appstream-rpms 140 k
                  x86_64 12.10.1-14.el8  rhel-8-for-x86_64-appstream-rpms  70 k
                  x86_64 12.10.0-19.el8  rhel-8-for-x86_64-appstream-rpms  43 k
                  x86_64 4.1-47.el8      rhel-8-for-x86_64-appstream-rpms  22 k
                  x86_64 6.1-7.20180224.el8
                                         rhel-8-for-x86_64-baseos-rpms    331 k
 postfix          x86_64 2:3.3.1-8.el8   rhel-8-for-x86_64-baseos-rpms    1.5 M
 spax             x86_64 1.5.3-13.el8    rhel-8-for-x86_64-baseos-rpms    217 k
 mailx            x86_64 12.5-29.el8     rhel-8-for-x86_64-baseos-rpms    257 k
                  noarch 1:2.00.3-4.el8  rhel-8-for-x86_64-baseos-rpms    607 k
 liberation-fonts noarch 1:2.00.3-4.el8  rhel-8-for-x86_64-baseos-rpms     19 k

Transaction Summary
Install  14 Packages

Total size: 59 M
Total download size: 3.2 M
Installed size: 205 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y

Press “y” to accept Google Chrome installation on RHEL / CentOS 8.

Step 3: Launch Google Chrome on CentOS 8 | RHEL 8

Use Gnome activities menu to search for Google Chrome and Launch it.

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Alternatively, launch it from the terminal.

$ google-chrome
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There you have it. Enjoy using Google Chrome browser on RHEL / CentOS 8 workstation.

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Also check:

How to Install Skype on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8

How to Install Slack on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8

How to Install Sublime Text 3 on CentOS 8 / RHEL 8

Install Atom Text Editor on RHEL 8 / CentOS 8

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