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 | 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] 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

$ sudo rpm --import

$ 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.

$ brave-browser

$ brave-browser-stable

Follow the instructions to finish the setup.