Chromium

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name=Chromium Test Packages
 
name=Chromium Test Packages
baseurl=http://spot.fedorapeople.org/chromium/$releasever/
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baseurl=http://spot.fedorapeople.org/chromium/F$releasever/
 
enabled=1  
 
enabled=1  
 
gpgcheck=0
 
gpgcheck=0

Revision as of 22:01, 20 May 2010

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 at

http://fedorapeople.org/~spot/chromium/

To use this repo, create a chromium.repo file in /etc/yum.repos.d as root user with the following content


[chromium]
name=Chromium Test Packages
baseurl=http://spot.fedorapeople.org/chromium/F$releasever/
enabled=1 
gpgcheck=0

Use PackageKit or run the following command as root user

yum install chromium

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 for Fedora at

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