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Chromium web browser

Fedora does not include Chromium web browser in the official repository due to problems outlined in

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 at

To use this repo, download the repo file from from 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

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: