How to install Chrome browser on Rocky Linux 8

Chrome browser is not new to anyone, we all have used it now and then on our Desktop or smartphones. However, if you have just installed Rocky Linux to test it out and want to install Google Chrome browser in it then here are the steps to follow.

Here are the steps to install Chrome Browser on Rocky Linux 8

Download GPG key

To make sure whatever the packages we receive to install chrome browser are from the authentic source, we need to download the Google signed GPG key on Rocky Linux otherwise it will show an error while installation.

sudo dnf install wget -y
wget https://dl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub

 

Import Google Chrome key

Now, use the command to import the downloaded key to the system, so that it could recognize it.

sudo rpm --import linux_signing_key.pub

 

Download Chrome Browser RPM package on Rocky Linux

We don’t need to add the Chrome browser repository manually, just download its RPM binary and install it either using DNF or YUM package manager. This will automatically include its repo to our system

wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm

 

Install Chrome on Rocky Linux

Simply use the DNF or Yum to install the downloaded RPM binary, this will also resolve and install if any dependency is required.

sudo dnf install google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm

 

Run Browser

Go to All applications and search for Chrome to start it.

Install Chrome Browser on Rocky Linux 8

Check Google Chrome repo is on system or not

In case you want to assure whether the Google Chrome repository is there or not on your system, simply go to Terminal and type-

dnf repolist

Google Chrome repository on Rocky Linux

 

 

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