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How to Install Google Chrome in Fedora 10 or Fedora 11

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Update: People can now go to the following linux and install the official version from google itself: Google Chrome for Linux. Just click on the icon and it will open in your package manager.
Google has its open source version of its Chrome browser, currently under heavy development. The open source version is called Chromium.

Tom ‘Spot’ Callaway, the Fedora Engineering Manager, has created a rpm repository with precompiled versions of the chromium browser.

To install chromium, create a chromium.repo file in your /etc/yum.repos.d directory.

vim /etc/yum.repos.d/chromium.repo

Then fill it up with this:-

name=Chromium Test Packages

After that, just yum install chromium

[root@atreides ~]# yum install chromium
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, presto, refresh-packagekit
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * fedora: mirror.oscc.org.my
 * rpmfusion-free: mirror.transact.net.au
 * rpmfusion-free-updates: mirror.transact.net.au
 * rpmfusion-nonfree: mirror.transact.net.au
 * rpmfusion-nonfree-updates: mirror.transact.net.au
 * updates: ftp.riken.jp
chromium                                                 | 1.2 kB     00:00     
chromium/primary                                         | 2.4 kB     00:00     
chromium                                                                    7/7
Setting up Install Process
Resolving Dependencies
--> Running transaction check
---> Package chromium.i586 0: set to be updated
--> Processing Dependency: libv8.so.0 for package: chromium-
--> Running transaction check
---> Package v8.i586 0:1.2.9-1.20090626svn2284.fc11 set to be updated
--> Finished Dependency Resolution  
Dependencies Resolved  
 Package     Arch    Version                                  Repository   Size
 chromium    i586      chromium     11 M
Installing for dependencies:
 v8          i586    1.2.9-1.20090626svn2284.fc11             chromium    858 k  
Transaction Summary
Install      2 Package(s)         
Update       0 Package(s)         
Remove       0 Package(s)           
Total download size: 12 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
Setting up and reading Presto delta metadata
Processing delta metadata
Package(s) data still to download: 12 M
(1/2): chromium- |  11 MB     01:11     
(2/2): v8-1.2.9-1.20090626svn2284.fc11.i586.rpm          | 858 kB     00:06     
Total                                           149 kB/s |  12 MB     01:19     
Running rpm_check_debug
Running Transaction Test
Finished Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing     : v8-1.2.9-1.20090626svn2284.fc11.i586                     1/2 
  Installing     : chromium-        2/2   
  chromium.i586 0:                             
Dependency Installed:
  v8.i586 0:1.2.9-1.20090626svn2284.fc11                                          

And walla!! Chromium for Fedora !!!

Here’s a screenshot of Chromium running on my machine: chromium Sources:-