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Chrome on Fedora 21 won't install correctly

asked 2015-01-17 00:26:12 -0500

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updated 2015-01-17 17:03:28 -0500

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I tried going to the Chrome site, downloading the RPM and installing. It now shows up in the "activities" list but will not start up?

If I go to the "software" app and look at "installed", Chrome doesn't appear in the listing?

---John

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install Chromium my friend...

davidva gravatar imagedavidva ( 2015-01-17 02:20:49 -0500 )edit
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Open a terminal, type "google-chrome" to start Chrome and if it doesn't show up give us the terminal output so we have something as a base for diagnostics.

Axel Sommerfeldt gravatar imageAxel Sommerfeldt ( 2015-01-17 03:45:10 -0500 )edit

Perhaps this is due to missing libgrcypt.so.11 in Fedora 21 (happened to me while installing brackets). I found it along with atom and copied it to /usr/lib64/

megh gravatar imagemegh ( 2015-01-25 08:57:29 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-01-23 08:14:19 -0500

On 32-Bit System

$ sudo yum localinstall --nogpgcheck https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_i386.rpm

On 64-Bit System

$ sudo yum localinstall --nogpgcheck https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm

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answered 2015-01-17 05:14:12 -0500

deusdara gravatar image

Hi

Have you ever seen that guide?

Install Google Chrome on Fedora 21/20, CentOS/RHEL 7

This guide explains howto install Google Chrome Web browser on Fedora 21/20/19/18 and CentOS/Red Hat (RHEL) 7. Best way to install and keep up-to-date with Google Chrome browser is use Google’s own YUM repository.

http://www.if-not-true-then-false.com/2010/install-google-chrome-with-yum-on-fedora-red-hat-rhel/

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answered 2015-01-17 21:04:56 -0500

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If I recall correctly, the RPM is only the repo definition. Once you've installed that you can then run sudo yum install google-chrome

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