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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 or run the following command

sudo yum-config-manager --add-repo=http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium-stable/fedora-chromium-stable.repo

Use PackageKit or run the following command

sudo yum install chromium -y

Note: The above repository has not been updated since June 2013 and does not contain packages for Fedora 20 (and later). Repository containing latest release of Chromium is available fro Fedora 19, 20 and Rawhide.


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 or run the following command

sudo yum-config-manager --add-repo=http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium-unstable/fedora-chromium.repo

Use PackageKit or run the following command

sudo yum install chromium -y

Note: The above repository has not been updated since July 2011 and does not contain packages for stable release(s) of Fedora .

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/