How To Install Brave Browser on CentOS 8

Install Brave Browser on CentOS 8

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Brave Browser on CentOS 8. For those of you who didn’t know, The brave browser is a free and open-source browser. it’s Fast, speed, secure, and privacy by blocking trackers and still based on chromium so you have all the extensions and features you might be looking for.

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 Brave Browser on CentOS 8.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: CentOS 8.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • A 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 CentOS 8

Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

sudo dnf install epel-release
sudo dnf update
sudo dnf install dnf-plugins-core

Step 2. Installing Brave Browser on CentOS 8.

Now we add the Brave repository before the installation:

sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo
sudo rpm --import

Once done, simply use the following command to install Brave:

sudo dnf install brave-browser

Step 3. Accessing the Brave Browser on the CentOS system.

Once successfully installed, launch it from the command line by typing brave-browser or graphical interface. After the welcome page loads, click Let’s go, then follow the on-screen instructions to import bookmarks and settings from your current browser, set a default search engine, and enable rewards or not. Alternatively, you can Skip the welcome tour.

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Brave. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Brave Browser on your CentOS 8 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Brave website.

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