Chromium on Fedora? Anyone Have This?

Discussion in 'all things UNIX' started by AutoCascade, Jan 10, 2015.

  1. AutoCascade

    AutoCascade Registered Member

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    I'm using Chrome because Chrome has a repository for Fedora which is allowed.

    I'm getting a small lump on my head where I've been banging it because I have tried everything to get Chromium on Fedora 21.

    What I want is a distro that out of the box has SELINUX, the ability to use Cinnamon and a repository set up for Chromium.

    Arch? Gentoo? What are my options? I may have to bite the bullet and learn how to set up SELINUX from scratch on Mint or something.

    Ideas?

    Really LOVING Linux.
     
  2. fblais

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    You can get Google Chrome in Fedora.
    With Fedora, browse here with your current browser, like Firefox:
    https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/desktop/index.html
    Your Linux should be detected by the page.
    Click on Download, and you should be presented with a choice of 32 and 64 bits installers in DEB and RPM format.
    Get the RPM.
     
  3. AutoCascade

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    Thanks I have Chrome now on Fedora.

    I'm baffled why that is allowed whereas they appear adamant against Chromium. It seems to be more related to someone having to maintain a repository for Chromium than security issues as far as I can tell.
     
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    There's some info on that here.
     
  5. AutoCascade

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    Callaway used to maintain a Chromium repository for Fedora but let it slip some time ago.

    I bought a new pack of dvd's and am going to try some different distro's.

    I just came across a Chromium page that shows Chromium no longer uses SELINUX for a sandbox layer so I'm not sure how much different SELINUX distros are for someone like me. Part of this is security anxiety from a near lifetime of Windows usage.

    https://code.google.com/p/chromium/wiki/LinuxSandboxing
     
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