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== Chromium web browser ==
 
== Chromium web browser ==
  
Fedora does not include Chromium web browser in the official repository due to problems outlined in  
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Chromium is the upstream project that Google Chrome browser is based on. Fedora did 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, 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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Tom 'spot' Callaway is [http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=28287 working with Google] to fix the problems in Chromium. Since Fedora does nowaday allow packages to bundle librariers, it is now possible to package Chromium in Fedora and Tom already created a [https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1270322 package review] for chromium and its dependencies.
  
Stable repo:
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=== Copr 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.
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Use the Chromium [http://copr.fedoraproject.org/coprs/spot/chromium/ Copr] repository
  
Use PackageKit or run the following command as root user
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== Google Chrome ==
  
<pre>yum install chromium</pre>
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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 [[dnf]]|[[yum]] repository for Fedora at
 
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Unstable repo:
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http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium-unstable/
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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.  
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Use PackageKit or run the following command as root user
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<pre>yum install chromium</pre>
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== Google Chrome ==
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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
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https://www.google.com/chrome/
  
http://www.google.com/chrome/
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The link above also includes downloadable RPMs that you may use to install Chrome.

Latest revision as of 04:32, 27 June 2016

[edit] Chromium web browser

Chromium is the upstream project that Google Chrome browser is based on. Fedora did 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 is working with Google to fix the problems in Chromium. Since Fedora does nowaday allow packages to bundle librariers, it is now possible to package Chromium in Fedora and Tom already created a package review for chromium and its dependencies.

[edit] Copr repository

Use the Chromium Copr repository

[edit] 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 dnf|yum repository for Fedora at

https://www.google.com/chrome/

The link above also includes downloadable RPMs that you may use to install Chrome.