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Install Chromium browser in Fedora 22

asked 2015-08-18 02:54:20 -0500

deshmukh gravatar image

What is the 'standard' 'preferred' 'recommended' way of installing Chromium in Fedora22 Workstation?

It should be easy to undo and should be as close to Fedora as possible in terms of privacy policies, freedoms, philosophy.

Lastly, if not Chromium, what is the best way of installing Chrome?

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answered 2015-08-18 15:09:06 -0500

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updated 2015-08-18 15:12:57 -0500

I used copr to install Chromium (this is the best way in my opinion):

$ sudo dnf copr enable churchyard/chromium-russianfedora 
$ sudo dnf install chromium

HTH,

Germán.

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or churchyard/chromium-russianfedora-tested

davidva gravatar imagedavidva ( 2015-08-18 16:25:10 -0500 )edit
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answered 2015-08-18 05:29:09 -0500

maxim gravatar image

You could install Chromium from russianfedora repository

su -c 'dnf install --nogpgcheck http://mirror.yandex.ru/fedora/russianfedora/russianfedora/free/fedora/russianfedora-free-release-stable.noarch.rpm http://mirror.yandex.ru/fedora/russianfedora/russianfedora/nonfree/fedora/russianfedora-nonfree-release-stable.noarch.rpm'

and

[maxim@localhost ~]$ su -
Пароль: 
[root@localhost ~]# dnf info chromium
Last metadata expiration check performed 0:00:44 ago on Tue Aug 18 13:26:07 2015.
Доступные пакеты
Имя         : chromium
Архитектура : x86_64
Эпоха       : 1
Версия      : 44.0.2403.155
Релиз       : 1.fc22.R
Размер      : 59 M
Репозиторий : russianfedora-free-updates
Краткое опи : A fast webkit-based web browser
URL         : http://www.chromium.org/
Лицензия    : BSD, LGPL
Описание    : Chromium is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated
            : technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
            : 
            : This is the stable channel Chromium browser. It offers a rock solid
            : browser which is updated with features and fixes once they have been
            : thoroughly tested. If you want the latest features, install the
            : chromium-browser-unstable package instead.
            : 
            : Note: If you are reverting from unstable to stable or beta channel, you may
            : experience tab crashes on startup. This crash only affects tabs restored
            : during the first launch due to a change in how tab state is stored.
            : See http://bugs.chromium.org/34688. It's always a good idea to back up
            : your profile before changing channels.
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answered 2015-08-18 05:13:59 -0500

mithrial gravatar image

Google Chrome is best installed with the RPM file from https://www.google.de/chrome/browser/...

It installs an own repository file, so a dnf upgradeupdates Google Chrome as well. (Although not with delta rpms)

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?? "Install Chromium browser in Fedora 22"

davidva gravatar imagedavidva ( 2015-08-18 16:25:50 -0500 )edit
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The question was how to install Chromium, not Chrome.

David Strauss gravatar imageDavid Strauss ( 2015-08-19 12:01:52 -0500 )edit
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The last sentence in the question clearly states that Chrome is a viable option, so I answered correctly.

mithrial gravatar imagemithrial ( 2015-08-19 13:03:22 -0500 )edit

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