The objective is to install latest Chromium Web Browser on RHEL7 Linux.
Operating System and Software Versions
- Operating System: – Redhat Enterprise Linux 7.3
- Software: – Chromium Version 58.0.3029.110 Fedora Project (64-bit)
Privileged access to your system will be required.
- # – requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of
- $ – requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
Configure Chromium Release Repository
Navigate your browser to
http://install.linux.ncsu.edu/pub/yum/itecs/public/chromium/rhel7/noarch/ and download the latest Chromium repository package. Example:
$ wget http://install.linux.ncsu.edu/pub/yum/itecs/public/chromium/rhel7/noarch/chromium-release-2.2-1.noarch.rpm
Next, install chromium release package:
# yum localinstall chromium-release-2.2-1.noarch.rpm
Configure Chromium Package Repository
The bellow command will download and install Chromium package repository configuration file:
# wget -O /etc/yum.repos.d/chromium-el6.repo http://people.centos.org/hughesjr/chromium/6/chromium-el6.repo
Enable EPEL repository
If you have not done so yet, enable EPEL repository.
# yum install chromium
Start Chromium Web Browser
You can now start Chromium web browser from your application menu or by executing
chromium-browser command from the terminal:
Enable EPEL repository to resolve the below error message: Error: Package: chromium-31.0.1650.63-2.el6.x86_64 (chromium-el6) Requires: libudev.so.0()(64bit) You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem You could try running: rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest