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How to Install Brave on Linux [All Distros]



Brave on Linux

Brave browser is one of the fastest and most secure web browsers for PCs and smartphones. For Windows and Mac PCs, you can install the Brave browser easily. But for Linux, you must install the Brave browser based on the distribution.

Before installing Brave on Linux, choose which release you want to go with. There are three types of major releases on Brave web browsers.

  • Official Release – It is the official and stable release of the browser.
  • Beta Release – It is an early preview for new versions of Browser.
  • Nighty Release – It is the testing and development version of the browser.

We recommend you get the official release of the web browser.

Install Brave on Ubuntu and Debian

There are two steps that you can use as per your preference to install Brave web browser on Ubuntu and Debian-based distributions.

  • Using GUI
  • Using Terminal

Install Using GUI

Installing Brave on Linux using GUI is the easiest way. You don’t have to execute any codes. You can directly install the app from the Ubuntu Software Center.

1. Open the Ubuntu Software Center.

2. Using the search icon, search for Brave.

3. Click on Install and enter your machine password.

Install Brave Web Browser on Linux

4. When the software is completely installed.

5. You can launch it from the application menu and start using it like other applications.

Install Using Terminal

To install Linux on Ubuntu and Debian, you must install Curl on your system. It is easier than other packages to transfer the data easily and safely. Enter the following Linux commands to install Brave. You can also use these commands to install Brave on Elementary OS. First, you have to install the curl packages. Using the Terminal commands, you can also install Tor on Linux.

sudo apt install curl -y

Now, install Brave-related dependencies.

sudo apt install apt-transport-https

Then, import the Brae GPG key.

curl -s | sudo apt-key --keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/brave-browser-release.gpg add -

Here, add the Brave repository to your system

echo "deb[arch=amd64] stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/source.list.d/brave-browser-release.list

Then, update the system repository and install the Brave browser.

sudo apt update && sudo apt install brave-browser

Install Brave on Fedora, CentOS, and Red Hat

sudo dnf install dnf-plugins-core
sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo
sudo rpm --import https://brave-browser-rpm-release.s3.brave.cpm/brave-core.asc
sudo dnf install brave-browser

Install Brave on SUSE Linux

sudo zypper install curl
sudo rpm --import
sudo zypper addrepo
sudo zypper install brave-browser

Install Brave on Arch Linux

sudo pacman -s
git clone
cd yay
makepkg -si
yay -s brave

Install Brave on Snap

You can install Brave from the Snapcraft Store on Linux. Install Snap on Linux and follow the command as

sudo snap install brave

Note: Sometimes, Snap may not work on Linux. So we recommend you use official repositories instead of Snap.

How to Uninstall Brave on Linux

To uninstall Brave on Linus through the Terminal, run the following command as

sudo apt remove brave-browser

To clear the Brave repository, run the command as

sudo rm /etc/apt/sources.list.d/brave-browser-release.list

Other Browsers for Linux

If you have uninstalled the Brave browser on Linux, there are a lot of alternatives that you can try. Web browsers like Google Chrome and Firefox are available for Linux. Using the Terminal command or from the official website, you can install these web browsers on Linux.


1. Is Dark Mode available for the Brave browser on Linux?

Yes, you can enable the dark mode on the Brave browser from your Linux PC.

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