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If you use Mandriva Linux, you'll be glad yo know that now you can install Chrome from a rpm file. This is actually just a script that converts binary Chromium distribution to a Mandriva RPM.

The following packages are for Mandriva 2010.0 but work on 2009.1 too (i586). You can install Google Chrome for Mandriva Linux by typing the following commands in a terminal:

urpmi.addmedia –mirrorlist http://eugeni.dodonov.net/rpm eugeni i586
urpmi chrome

Author notes:

Please note that it is NOT the right way to do it, and it is in fact a big big hack – I simply grab the binary .zip from chromium site, repackage it as rpm, and define some rpm hacks to work around different shared library names. But it works fine for me (on i586), so I decided to share it in case someone else could be interested.

[via soft-libre | author's blog]