Google Chrome 43 Released – Install on RHEL/CentOS 7/6 and Fedora 21-15

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Ravi Saive

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215 Responses

  1. Max says:

    Thanks for your hard work on this, it all worked perfectly for me!

  2. Thomas says:

    Is it normal for Chrome to try to access /etc/passwd and why would I let it? – thanx tmgb

    From selinux notice:

    SELinux is preventing /opt/google/chrome/nacl_helper from getattr access on the file /etc/passwd.

    ***** Plugin chrome (98.5 confidence) suggests ****************************

    If you want to use the plugin package
    Then you must turn off SELinux controls on the Chrome plugins.
    Do
    # setsebool -P unconfined_chrome_sandbox_transition 0

    ***** Plugin catchall (2.46 confidence) suggests **************************

    If you believe that nacl_helper should be allowed getattr access on the passwd file by default.
    Then you should report this as a bug.
    You can generate a local policy module to allow this access.
    Do
    allow this access for now by executing:
    # grep nacl_helper /var/log/audit/audit.log | audit2allow -M mypol
    # semodule -i mypol.pp

    Additional Information:
    Source Context unconfined_u:unconfined_r:chrome_sandbox_t:s0-s0:c
    0.c1023
    Target Context system_u:object_r:passwd_file_t:s0
    Target Objects /etc/passwd [ file ]
    Source nacl_helper
    Source Path /opt/google/chrome/nacl_helper
    Port
    Host localhost.localdomain
    Source RPM Packages google-chrome-stable-44.0.2403.89-1.x86_64
    Target RPM Packages setup-2.8.71-5.el7.noarch
    Policy RPM selinux-policy-3.13.1-23.el7_1.8.noarch
    Selinux Enabled True
    Policy Type targeted
    Enforcing Mode Enforcing
    Host Name ip-152010150195.library.appstate.edu
    Platform Linux ip-152010150195.library.appstate.edu
    3.10.0-229.7.2.el7.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Jun 23
    22:06:11 UTC 2015 x86_64 x86_64
    Alert Count 2
    First Seen 2015-07-22 12:39:31 EDT
    Last Seen 2015-07-22 12:39:31 EDT
    Local ID 44318b26-da5a-4343-a5a5-62f06829ef9a

    Raw Audit Messages
    type=AVC msg=audit(1437583171.613:7673): avc: denied { getattr } for pid=24749 comm=”chrome” path=”/etc/passwd” dev=”dm-0″ ino=21476657005 scontext=unconfined_u:unconfined_r:chrome_sandbox_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 tcontext=system_u:object_r:passwd_file_t:s0 tclass=file

    type=SYSCALL msg=audit(1437583171.613:7673): arch=x86_64 syscall=stat success=no exit=EACCES a0=7f2dd127e9f8 a1=7ffe2e582dd0 a2=7ffe2e582dd0 a3=fffffffffffffa09 items=0 ppid=24748 pid=24749 auid=1000 uid=1000 gid=1000 euid=1000 suid=1000 fsuid=1000 egid=1000 sgid=1000 fsgid=1000 tty=(none) ses=10 comm=chrome exe=/opt/google/chrome/chrome subj=unconfined_u:unconfined_r:chrome_sandbox_t:s0-s0:c0.c1023 key=(null)

    Hash: nacl_helper,chrome_sandbox_t,passwd_file_t,file,getattr

  3. Spastek says:

    I’m getting this error when trying to run from terminal

    [1:1:0514/151127:ERROR:nacl_fork_delegate_linux.cc(314)] Bad NaCl helper startup ack (0 bytes)

    • Spastek says:

      Nevermind. I fixed it. Had to go rebuild chrome (was working from icon but not shell). Works now.

      • chrome says:

        I’m getting the same error, could you let me know how you did fix it? (if you let me the steps it will be awesome) thanks.

        • joye says:

          I’m getting the same error too,
          Did you solve this problem? could you let me know how you did fix it?
          thanks.

          • Ravi Saive says:

            @Joye,
            Sorry for trouble, could you please share with me what kind of error you getting during chrome installation?

  4. emilio says:

    I need to run chrome as root user … after installing the latest version I get a sigabrt while it’s normally working as no-root users. I tried to modify the launcher script and to remove all cache/config/apps data under root directory unsuccessfully. Can You give me some more hints to sort this issue out
    Thanks

    • Ravi Saive says:

      @Emilo,
      Under /opt/google/chrome folder, open google-chrome file.
      Replace following line

      exec -a "$0" "$HERE/chrome" "$@"
      

      with

      exec -a "$0" "$HERE/chrome" "$@" --user-data-dir $HOME
      

      save and exit to launch as root user..

  5. sridhar says:

    I am getting the below error:

    Preparing… ########################################### [100%]
    1:google-chrome-stable ########################################### [100%]

    *** Google Chrome 42.0.2311.90 was installed successfully …

    changing security context of `/opt/google/chrome/lib/libstdc++.so.6′

    *** Installed /opt/google/chrome/lib/libstdc++.so.6 …

    changing security context of `/opt/google/chrome/modify_wrapper’

    *** Created /opt/google/chrome/modify_wrapper successfully …

    changing security context of `/opt/google/chrome/lib/libgnome-keyring.so.0′

    *** Compiled/installed /opt/google/chrome/lib/libgnome-keyring.so.0 …

    ERROR: Unable to correctly run /usr/bin/rpmdev-setuptree to create build environment – aborted

    *** Uninstalling google-chrome-stable …

  6. Ridge says:

    Chrome doesn’t open when I click to run. When I try to open in command line I receive “[1] 2803″.

    • Bart says:

      Ridge,

      On thing to check.
      Make sure that the “chrome-sandbox” file has the proper permissions. (must be root with a stickybit)
      Run these commands in the chrome folder
      $> sudo chown root:root chrome-sandbox
      $> sudo chmod 4755 chrome-sandbox

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