I think needs a clear step by step documentation to enable and install third party repo / apps. I didn’t figure out how to do it in GS.
Try to clean the system and session caches:
sudo dnf clean all sudo pkcon refresh dnf clean all pkcon refresh
And make sure the
google-chrome repo is enabled:
dnf repolist google-chrome dnf list google-chrome-\*
Otherwise set up the
sudo dnf install fedora-workstation-repositories sudo dnf config-manager --set-enabled google-chrome sudo dnf install google-chrome-stable
That wouldn’t work, unless you’ve installed a repository that provides Google
Chrome. Google Chrome is proprietary software, and is not packaged in Fedora.
I went to google chromes site and downloaded the rpm let it open with gnome software and everything was installed and set up along with the repo.
Which, the first screenshot shows, has been done.
Personally I think Software is clunky, slow, and generally awful. I say do this:
# just in case sudo dnf config-manager --repo google-chrome --enable # or you can go with the 'google-chrome-unstable' repo # sudo dnf config-manager --repo google-chrome-unstable --enable sudo dnf list google-chrome\* # Pick your poison. (There's -stable, -unstable, -beta, etc. depending # which repo you use) sudo dnf install google-chrome-whatever
…and be done with it.
Sorry, I didn’t see any screenshot. Discourse doesn’t make it apparent,
through the email gateway, that there is an image available.
Regardless, you’d have to contact Google for support. We can’t provide support
for third party repos either.
Wait, I’m confused. Is this the Fedora Corporation Support Line, or is it a community discussion server? Surely, the community can discuss third-party repos if it’s so inclined, no?
Sure, if you’re one of the people that wants to support the third party stuff.
But this isn’t really the right place to ask if you want that.level of support
for third party software, especially proprietary software.
Funny, who use “Chrome”?, when exists chromium-freeworld in UnitedRPMs or Rpmfusion…
This is similar to previous discussion a few months ago where Alex Larsson and the rpm-ostree team made it easier to intsall Chrome.
I will never understand why people take the time to attempt to get proprietary
software to work on a liberated system.