In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Brave Browser on AlmaLinux 8. For those of you who didn’t know, Brave is a free and open-source web browser developed by Brave Software, Inc. based on the Chromium web browser. Brave is a privacy-focused Internet web browser, which distinguishes itself from other browsers by automatically blocking online advertisements and website trackers in its default settings. Brave is also called a “crypto browser” because it uses the Ethereum blockchain that is used to secure user data.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Django web framework on an AlmaLinux 8. You can follow the same instructions for CentOS and Rocky Linux.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: AlmaLinux 8, CentOS, or Rocky Linux 8.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Brave Browser on AlmaLinux 8
Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.
sudo dnf update sudo dnf install epel-release
Step 2. Installing Brave Browser on AlmaLinux 8.
By default, Brave is not available on the AlmaLinux base repository. Now we add Brave repository to your AlmaLinux system:
sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo https://brave-browser-rpm-release.s3.brave.com/x86_64/
Next, import the GPG key:
sudo rpm --import https://brave-browser-rpm-release.s3.brave.com/brave-core.asc
Finally, we have done all the things required to install the brave browser. Now, simply use the DNF package manager to set up the browser on your system:
sudo dnf updatesudo dnf install brave-browser
Verify Brave Browser version installation:
Step 3. Accessing Brave Browser on AlmaLinux.
Once successfully installed, you can open Brave with the path:
Activities -> Show Applications -> Brave Web Browser or while you are in your terminal, use the following command below:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Brave. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Brave Browser on your AlmaLinux 8 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Brave website.