Install Google Chrome in CentOS 7

Those of you who distribute it will know that Google Chrome (unfortunately) no longer supports the most popular RHEL 6.x - RHEL 7 commercial distribution and its free clones such as CentOS and Scientific Linux.

Below we will see how to install Google Chrome in the CentOS 7 distribution:Google Chrome

First we will use a script written by Richard Lloyd. The script will download and install the latest version of Google's browser, while choosing and installing the libraries they need on / opt / google / chrome / lib.

Open the terminal and run the following commands (3) as root:

chmod u + x

That's it….

To run the browser, type in a new terminal (as a simple user) the command


To upgrade Google Chrome, run one of the following commands

yum update google-chrome-stable



To uninstall Chrome, run the command

yum remove google-chrome-stable


./ -u

Bonus Tip:
If you see the error below when trying to run the browserRun the following command via terminal as root

chmod 777 / dev / shm


To keep the permissions on 777 and do not need to run the last command to open Chrome at all times, do the following:

nano /etc/rc.local

Add the above command

chmod 777 / dev / shm

Press together CTRL + X, then Y and Enter to save.

Finally, run the following command:

chmod + x /etc/rc.d/rc.local

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