[CentOS] Google Chrome and CentOS 6?

Mon Jan 25 16:02:45 UTC 2016
Leon Fauster <leonfauster at googlemail.com>

Am 25.01.2016 um 16:19 schrieb Richard <lists-centos at listmail.innovate.net>:
>> Date: Monday, January 25, 2016 07:18:06 +0000
>> From: Sorin Srbu <Sorin.Srbu at orgfarm.uu.se>
>> Hi all,
>> Just recently I started getting the dreaded message about my
>> CentOS 6.7  x64-installation wasn't going to be supported anymore
>> by Google Chrome.
>> "This computer will soon stop receiving Google Chrome updates
>> because this  Linux system will no longer be supported."
>> Doing some google searches I found this;
>> http://superuser.com/questions/1011832/this-computer-will-soon-sto
>> p-receiving-google-chrome-updates-because-this-linux
>> Which in itself wasn't too uplifting...
>> Following the suggestion about installing Chromium instead worked,
>> but it  seems to be stuck at an ancient version of the browser.
>> Recompiling the available Chromium source is of course an option,
>> but not for  me.
>> Not unless there are step-by-step guides doing it.
>> There was a rather long and somewhat heated discussion regarding
>> Chrome on  CentOS a while ago.
>> Was there any real conclusion about Google Chrome on CentOS and
>> how to get  around this problem?
>> Are the views on this matter still infected?
>> I'm not looking forward to go back to the sluggish Firefox. 8-/
> You're just seeing this now on a 6.7 system? I don't believe that
> google-chrome (as provided from the google repositories) has worked
> (been installable) on Centos-6.x machines for 2 years or more. [I
> just tried to install their current stable-48 on a 6.7 machine and
> got the libstdc++.so.6 dependency issue that broke this some time
> ago.]
> With Centos-7 you'll see that warning banner if/when you update to
> 48. That release has been in beta since mid-december:
> <https://lists.centos.org/pipermail/centos/2015-December/156726.html>
> and was just pushed out from their "stable" channel late last week.
> My message in mid-december didn't elicit any real solution, but
> maybe that it's now hitting the stable release for Centos-7 there
> might be more interest.

upstream provide a EL6 supplementary repository with chromium-browser. 
the emphasis lies on upstreams distribution. sources not available.