The Brave browser is based on the Chromium engine and is aimed at keeping private information and protecting users from unwanted pop-up ads. Download the official version of the Brave Browser for Linux free by following the link on this page.
The Brave browser is compatible with Linux, Ubuntu 16.04+, Mint 17+, Debian 9+, openSUSE 15+, Fedora Linux 28+, CentOS / RHEL 8+ and is only supported on AMD/Intel 64-bit architectures.
Options and Features
- engine optimized for speed;
- familiar browser interface;
- built-in ad blocking;
- create your own ad blocking settings for each site;
- showing blocked sites statistics;
- uses secure HTTPS protocol for sites that don't support HTTPS;
- private windows with Tor;
- built-in password manager;
- tracker blocking;
- russian language in the settings.
How to install the Brave Browser on Ubuntu/Linux Mint
To install Brave, download the .deb package and install it manually or use the apt/ repository
sudo apt update
sudo apt -y install curl software-properties-common apt-transport-https
Import the GPG key repository:
curl -s https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com/brave-core.asc | sudo apt-key --keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/brave-browser-release.gpg add -
Then add the Brave browser repository to your system
echo "deb [arch=amd64] https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com/ stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/brave-browser-release.list
Then update the system install Brave browser in Ubuntu / Linux Mint.
sudo apt update
sudo apt install -y brave-browser
How to install Brave browser Fedora 28+, CentOS/RHEL 8+
$ sudo dnf install dnf-plugins-core
$ sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo https://brave-browser-rpm-release.s3.brave.com/x86_64/
$ sudo rpm --import https://brave-browser-rpm-release.s3.brave.com/brave-core.asc
$ sudo dnf install brave-browser
Run Brave on Ubuntu / Linux Mint
After installing, start the web browser from the DE menu.
Or from the terminal.
Follow the instructions to finish the setup.