How to install Google Chrome 38 on OpenSUSE 13.2

Google Chrome is my favorite web browser. So, the first thing I do everytime I test a Linux distribution, installing Google Chrome is the priority among others. Here I want to show you how to install Google Chrome 38.0 on my OpenSUSE 13.2. Installing Google Chrome on OpenSUSE 13.2 is pretty simple. There is a RPM package of Google Chrome which supports OpenSUSE 13.2. This method also can be used on OpenSUSE 13.1 as well.

Steps to install Google Chrome 38 on OpenSUSE 13.2

A. Download Google Chrome 38 RPM package

To download, please visit this page: select RPM package and your system arch.

download google chrome 38 rpm


You will get a file called similar to this one: google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm

B. Install Google Chrome 

Now you are ready to install Google Chrome RPM package on OpenSUSE 13.2. Before you install this package, you will need to install one package called lsb. Without this package, Google Chrome cannot be installed on OpenSUSE 13.2. Open Terminal and type this command

zypper in -y lsb
rpm -ivh google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm

Change google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm with your actual file name you’ve just downloaded.

install chrome on opensuse 13.2

Done, now Google Chrome should be listed on your application menu.

google chrome on opensuse


One Comment

  1. looked high and low and no where to find a repository of google chrome
    my opensuse accepts.. I install the rpm and the installation is
    no where to be found even with file find.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *