Installing Chrome on a brand new install of CentOS 6.4 from a download of the yum package (8/31/2013):

google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm

When I installed the package I received the following error:

Transaction error

An unspecified transaction error has occurred.

More information is available in the detailed report.

google-chrome-stable-29.0.1547.62-219432.x86_64 requires libstdc++.so.6(GLIBCXX_3.4.15)(64bit)

So, I’m missing a required library – where is yum on this? arg.

A quick google search led me to:

http://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/chrome/jBKgGqP3Lf8

Which led me to:

http://georgeinenglish.com/solved-google-chrome-no-longer-installs-on-centos-6-4/

The file that is suggested is google-chrome-stable-27.0.1453.110-202711.x86_64.rpm, but I’, a little apprehensive about installing an RPM from someone’s dropbox.

I don’t seem to be able to locate a legit copy, this is just a test box, so I downloaded an older version of Chrome as suggested.

The installer never appears to launch… this is disconcerting.

Quick Reboot…

And the installer works now – chrome is up and running.

It looks like it works well, though I would not recomend installing this on a production machine!

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