How to Install Google Chrome 98 in Ubuntu / Rocky Linux & Fedora

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Google Chrome is one of the common and most widely used web browsers in the world. It is blazing fast and easy to use with security features.

Google Chrome’s newer version is 98 and it is the second web browser update of the year. This release contains changes related to the developer side and some user-impacting differences.

This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install Google Chrome 98 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Linux Mint 20.3, Rocky Linux 8, AlmaLinux 8, and Fedora 35.

Google Chrome 98 Changelog

  • COLRv1 Color Gradient Vector Fonts in Chrome 98
  • Remove SDES key exchange for WebRTC
  • WritableStream controller AbortSignal
  • Private Network Access preflight requests for subresources
  • New window.open() popup vs. window behavior

For complete changelog refer to the chromestatus.com

Install Google Chrome 98 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint

Google Chrome can be installed on Ubuntu and Linux Mint systems via deb file.

Open the terminal and run the below command

wget https://dl.google.com/linux/direct/google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb

Install Chrome on Ubuntu / Linux Mint

sudo dpkg -i google-chrome-stable_current_amd64.deb
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Install Google Chrome 98 on Fedora

Google Chrome can be installed on fedora via terminal

Step 1: Install Third-Party Repositories

sudo dnf install fedora-workstation-repositories

Step 2: Enable the Google Chrome Repository

sudo dnf config-manager --set-enabled google-chrome

Step 3: Install Google Chrome on fedora

sudo dnf install google-chrome-stable
fedora

Install Google Chrome 98 on Rocky Linux 8 / AlmaLinux 8

Step 1: Create the Google chrome repository with the below contents

cat > /etc/yum.repos.d/google-chrome.repo
[googlechromestable]
name=google-chrome
baseurl=http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/rpm/stable/x86_64
enabled=1
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=https://dl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub

Step 2: Update the repository

sudo dnf update -y

Step 3: Install Google Chrome 98 via DNF

sudo dnf install google-chrome-stable
rocky

Conclusion

From this tutorial, you have learned how to download and install google chrome 98 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 22.04, Linux Mint 20.3, Rocky Linux 8, AlmaLinux 8, and Fedora 35

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