In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Google Chrome on Rocky Linux 9. For those of you who didn’t know, Google Chrome is a web browser developed by Google. It is known for its speed, security, and support for various websites and web standards. The browser is available for Linux, macOS, iOS, and also for Android, where it is the default browser. Some of the features of Google Chrome include the ability to search and navigate directly from the address bar, support for extensions and add-ons, and a range of tools and options for customizing the browser to suit your needs. Overall, Google Chrome is a popular choice for many people looking for a fast, reliable, and secure web browser.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Google Chrome web browser on Rocky Linux. 9.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Rocky Linux 9.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Google Chrome on Rocky Linux 9
Step 1. The first step is to update your system to the latest version of the package list. To do so, run the following commands:
sudo dnf check-update sudo dnf install dnf-utils
Step 2. Installing Google Chrome on Rocky Linux 9.
By default, Google Chrome is not available on Rocky Linux 9 base repository. Now run the following command below to download and import the Google-signed GPG key on our Rocky Linux system:
sudo rpm --import https://dl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub
After the GPG key is imported you can download the Chrome browser installation package:
Finally, install the Google Chrome browser using the following command below:
sudo dnf localinstall google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm
Step 3. Accessing Google Chrome on Rocky Linux 9.
Once the installation is completed, you can run Google Chrome from your activities or AppManager by typing “
Google Chrome” or launch the application immediately using the following command below:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Chrome. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Google Chrome browser on your Rocky Linux 9 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Chrome website.