In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Google Chrome on CentOS 8. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.
Google Chrome is the fastest and most popular web browser on earth. Google Chrome is not an open source browser, but it’s based on Chromium browser which is also readily available for CentOS. It’s a secure and easy to use browser.
Install Google Chrome on CentOS
Step 1. The first command will update the package lists to ensure you get the latest version and dependencies.
sudo dnf update
Step 2. Install Google Chrome on CentOS.
First, download the latest Chrome 64-bit .rpm package using following command:
wget wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm
Once the download is complete, install Google Chrome use following command:
sudo dnf localinstall google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm
Step 3. Accessing Google Chrome.
Now that you have Google Chrome installed on your CentOS system you can start it either from the command line by typing google-chrome and or by clicking on the Google Chrome icon (Applications -> Internet -> Google Chrome), You can also start Google Chrome Using following command:
Congratulation, you have learned how to install and configure Google Chrome on CentOS 8. If you have any question, please leave a comment below.