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== Chromium web browser ==
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Fedora does not include Chromium web browser in the official repository due to problems outlined in  
 
Fedora does not include Chromium web browser in the official repository due to problems outlined in  
  
 
http://ostatic.com/blog/making-projects-easier-to-package-why-chromium-isnt-in-fedora
 
http://ostatic.com/blog/making-projects-easier-to-package-why-chromium-isnt-in-fedora
  
Tom 'spot' Callaway maintains his own packages of Chromium at
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Tom 'spot' Callaway, Manager of the Fedora Engineering team at Red Hat is [http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=28287 working with Google] to fix the problems in Chromium so that it can be made available in the official repository.  He also maintains his own test packages of Chromium
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=== Stable repository ===
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http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium-stable/
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To use this repo,  download the repo file from from http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium-stable/fedora-chromium-stable.repo and drop it in /etc/yum.repos.d as root user.
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Use PackageKit or run the following command
  
http://fedorapeople.org/~spot/chromium/
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<pre>sudo yum install chromium -y</pre>
  
To use this repo,  create a chromium.repo file in /etc/yum.repos.d as root user with the following content
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=== Unstable repository ===
  
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http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium-unstable/
  
[chromium]
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To use this repo,  download the repo file from http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium-unstable/fedora-chromium.repo and drop it in /etc/yum.repos.d as root user.
name=Chromium Test Packages
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baseurl=http://spot.fedorapeople.org/chromium/$releasever/
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enabled=1
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gpgcheck=0
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Use PackageKit or run the following command
  
Use PackageKit or run the following command as root user
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<pre>sudo yum install chromium -y</pre>
  
<pre>  yum install chromium </pre>
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== Google Chrome ==
  
Fedora does not include Google Chrome because is a proprietary product and bundles other proprietary software such as Adobe Flash plugin however Google does maintain a yum repository at  
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Since Chromium is upstream for Google Chrome, all the same issues apply. In addition to that, Fedora does not include Google Chrome because it is a proprietary product and bundles other proprietary software such as Adobe Flash plugin. However, Google does maintain a yum repository for Fedora at  
  
 
http://www.google.com/chrome/
 
http://www.google.com/chrome/

Revision as of 15:11, 12 April 2013

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Chromium web browser

Fedora does not include Chromium web browser in the official repository due to problems outlined in

http://ostatic.com/blog/making-projects-easier-to-package-why-chromium-isnt-in-fedora

Tom 'spot' Callaway, Manager of the Fedora Engineering team at Red Hat is working with Google to fix the problems in Chromium so that it can be made available in the official repository. He also maintains his own test packages of Chromium

Stable repository

http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium-stable/

To use this repo, download the repo file from from http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium-stable/fedora-chromium-stable.repo and drop it in /etc/yum.repos.d as root user.

Use PackageKit or run the following command

sudo yum install chromium -y

Unstable repository

http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium-unstable/

To use this repo, download the repo file from http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium-unstable/fedora-chromium.repo and drop it in /etc/yum.repos.d as root user.

Use PackageKit or run the following command

sudo yum install chromium -y

Google Chrome

Since Chromium is upstream for Google Chrome, all the same issues apply. In addition to that, Fedora does not include Google Chrome because it is a proprietary product and bundles other proprietary software such as Adobe Flash plugin. However, Google does maintain a yum repository for Fedora at

http://www.google.com/chrome/