How to install Chromium Web Browser on RHEL7 Linux


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 sudo command
  • $ – requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user


Configure Chromium Release Repository

Navigate your browser to and download the latest Chromium repository package. Example:

$ wget

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

Enable EPEL repository

If you have not done so yet, enable EPEL repository.

Install Chromium

# 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:

$ chromium-browser

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Enable EPEL repository to resolve the below error message:
Error: Package: chromium-31.0.1650.63-2.el6.x86_64 (chromium-el6)
 You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem
 You could try running: rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest