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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 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 repo:
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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 as root user
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<pre>yum install chromium</pre>
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Unstable repo:
  
 
http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium/
 
http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/spot/chromium/
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http://www.google.com/chrome/
 
http://www.google.com/chrome/
 
== Stable vs Unstable Chromium ==
 
It is better not to use Tom Callaway's chromium repo because it installs unstable Chromium 11 that crashes all the time, instead use these instructions to install stable Chromium 10 on Fedora:
 
http://fusionlinux.org/2011/04/19/install-chromium-on-fedora/
 

Revision as of 07:18, 2 May 2011

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 repo:

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 as root user

yum install chromium

Unstable repo:

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

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

Use PackageKit or run the following command as root user

yum install chromium

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 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/