How To Install Google Chrome 29 On Fedora 19, 18, 17 Via The Google Repository

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Chrome 29 has been released a while ago, bringing 25 security fixes.

Some improvements:

  • Improved Omnibox suggestions based on the recency of sites you have visited
  • Ability to reset your profile back to its original state
  • Many new apps and extensions APIs
  • Lots of stability and performance improvements

How To Install Google Chrome 29 On Fedora 19, Fedora 18 and Fedora 17 Via The Google Repository

In this article I will show you how to install the latest Google Chrome stable available, Google Chrome 29.0.1547.57, via the Google repository, on Fedora 19, Fedora 18 and Fedora 17. Follow the above instructions in order to get a successful installation:

Create the /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo file:

$ sudo touch /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo

Paste the following in the newly created /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo file and save the changes:

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

Update the local repository index:

$ sudo yum update

Install Google Chrome:

$ sudo yum install google-chrome-stable

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