Install or Update Google Chrome on Linux

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Richard Lloid provided an shell script to grab libraries from a more recent Linux distro, put them in a tree (/opt/google/chrome/lib) exclusively picked up by Google Chrome and then you can indeed run Google Chrome on CentOS 6.5 or later. Read More

# wget http://chrome.richardlloyd.org.uk/install_chrome.sh
# chmod +x install_chrome.sh
# sh install_chrome.sh

If you are using older version of Linux distribution, This script will prompt you for confirmation to upgrade system. As per Richard Lloid we need to upgrade system by typing yes to work properly.

Launch Google Chrome

Use following command to start Google Chrome from non root account.

$ google-chrome

or start process in background

$ google-chrome &

google-chrome-on-linux

Uninstall Google Chrome

If you have used above shell script to install Google chrome. Then you can use use following command to uninstall Google Chrome and its dependencies added by this script.

# sh install_chrome.sh -u
Know Error

Error 1: Facing below error while starting Google chrome.

# google-chrome
/usr/bin/google-chrome: /usr/lib/libnss3.so: version `NSS_3.14.3′ not found (required by /usr/bin/google-chrome)

Solution – Update nss package to latest version

# yum update nss

References:
http://chrome.richardlloyd.org.uk/

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