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Google chrome doesn`t install on my fedora box.

asked 2013-01-26 22:27:58 -0500

mohsen-rashidi gravatar image

updated 2013-01-27 05:55:44 -0500

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Hello I have downloaded google chrome binary package for rpm systems.But when i want to install it i get this message:

"Public key for google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm is not installed"

How can i install this public key?

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Did you find a way to solve this problem dear mohsen?

s4eed gravatar images4eed ( 2013-10-03 13:20:40 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-01-27 00:15:21 -0500

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updated 2013-01-27 05:54:42 -0500

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Hi,

Run the following in a terminal to import the Google pgp key:

rpm --import https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub

Then install the local rpm. That should do the trick.

But it would be much better to add the Google repo so you can get updates automatically.

Create a file named: /etc/yum.repo.d/google.repo with the following:

[google-chrome]
name=google-chrome - 64-bit
baseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/x86_64
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub

Then in a terminal window:

yum install google-chrome

Boyd

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A very minor point - isn't the directory /etc/yum.repos.d/google.repo - notice repos, not repo. This is for me on Fedora 21.

imcdnzl gravatar imageimcdnzl ( 2015-03-13 04:07:51 -0500 )edit

thanks a lot

ihsun gravatar imageihsun ( 2015-03-16 16:36:20 -0500 )edit

thanks, that worked, Chrome has updated in Fedora 21 to the latest stable release, thanks for taking the time.

guyrcook gravatar imageguyrcook ( 2015-03-21 15:33:53 -0500 )edit

Works for me on Fedora 22

Geraint gravatar imageGeraint ( 2015-08-03 10:20:48 -0500 )edit

A very minor update. The URL of the public key has changed slightly. It's now available at: https://dl.google.com/linux/linux_sig...

For more information regarding Google's Linux repositories: https://www.google.com/linuxrepositor...

cvarta gravatar imagecvarta ( 2015-10-01 03:00:11 -0500 )edit
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answered 2013-05-26 19:07:36 -0500

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sudo yum localinstall --nogpgcheck google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm

you would also need lsb package as a depend that will installed belong to google-chrome installation

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answered 2013-05-26 09:04:38 -0500

Just posting to keep this bumped for the search engines.

This solved the problem for me, would hate to see the next person not able to find it.

Thank you

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answered 2017-02-09 06:29:49 -0500

yigit gravatar image

It worked for me to update Google Earth on Fedora 25 xfce . Thank you very much

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answered 2015-10-21 19:37:11 -0500

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Yes and no. You want the copr repo and you have to enable it by hand. Nevermind the normal method for chromium, its broken and putting in the google key as you said, causes it to break in places.The documentation is broken and points to a local non-existant file.

The google variant you can install in a few steps from ifnottruethenfalse website, which is where the chromium key originally pointed from.As you said, it has been updated. The instructions given there, should otherwise work.

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