Installing Google Chrome in Rhel 7

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I installed Rhel 7 today and cant install Google Chrome. Can anybody suggest a solution, please?!


Well, the issue is we cannot update to RHEL 7.6 (as of now due to a variety of other software compatibility issues) and we definitely need to be able to run Google Chrome on RHEL 7.5. Any other solution? Or can we try the same 7.6 issue's solution that you have provided in 7.5?

Hi Asit,

Of course you can try the solution on RHEL 7.5 ... no idea if that works though in case there are dependency issues. Generally spoken it should work on any RHEL 7 system, just check it out. :)


I think the best way is described here

for RHEL-8 what is the procedure to install google chrome? please suggest.

Hi ! :) It is the same procedure as on RHEL 7 ...


Ram Kumar Chouhan please sir help me redhat server problem

Hi Ram Kumar,

I suggest you create a new discussion and describe which problem you are having ... the more details, the better. :)


I am running RHEL 7.8 and enabling the optional repo did the trick. Run these commands only.

#  subscription-manager repos --enable rhel-7-server-optional-rpms
#  wget
#  yum -y  localinstall google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm

I've been noticing this discussion has spoken of Google Chrome. We had an issue with Firefox within our own networks not cooperating, and were told Chrome worked better. However, we researched, found and installed Chromium (not Chrome, but Chromium) from EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux). For us, this resolved the issue we had with Firefox, and Chromium so far works well for our specific needs and environment.

Here is more about Chromium. Is it the same as Chrome? I don't know, I would believe not, however, the Chromium Projects page has this to say:

    The Chromium projects include Chromium and Chromium OS, the open-source projects behind the Google Chrome browser and Google Chrome OS, respectively. This site houses the documentation and code related to the Chromium projects and is intended for developers interested in learning about and contributing to the open-source projects.

    Chromium is an open-source browser project that aims to build a safer, faster, and more stable way for all Internet users to experience the web. This site contains design documents, architecture overviews, testing information, and more to help you learn to build and work with the Chromium source code.

Anyway, this is something within EPEL, and I like that because it at least has some regular updates by Red Hat even if EPEL is what it is. It's something to keep in mind and it is another option.


Great, It's working.

Anyone landing here - please keep in mind that this discussion was started in 2014, and many have fed information into this discussion over time. Some things still work fine, other things have changed and may require tailoring to your needs.

EPEL has Chromium for Major versions of 7 and 8 (Chromium is the open source version of Chrome), and of course you can find the non-EPEL version RPM for Chrome, but may have to deal with the dependencies, and updates that are external to EPEL.

Kind Regards,

Anyone has experience installing Chrome on RHEL5? If so, how did you get the 32-bit Chrome or older version of Chrome?

Thank you!

Hi Britt,

Short answer : RHEL 5 is EOL and unsupported ... Google Chrome 32-bit is deprecated and no longer available. :)