In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Brave Browser on Rocky Linux 9. For those of you who didn’t know, Brave is a free and open-source web browser developed by Brave Software, Inc. It is based on the Chromium web browser and offers a fast and secure browsing experience. The Brave browser also includes built-in ad-blocking and privacy. Another feature of Brave is its use of the Basic Attention Token (BAT), a cryptocurrency that is used to reward users for their attention and to fund content creators. Brave users can earn BAT by viewing ads and can then use it to support their favorite websites or content creators.
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 Brave Browser on Rocky Linux. 9.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Rocky Linux 9.
- 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).
- An active internet connection. You’ll need an internet connection to download the necessary packages and dependencies for Brave.
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 Rocky Linux 9
Step 1. The first step is to update your system to the latest version of the package list. To do so, run the following commands:
sudo dnf check-update sudo dnf install dnf-utils
Step 2. Installing Brave Browser on Rocky Linux 9.
By default, Brave is not available on Rocky Linux 9 AppStream repository. Now run the following command below to add Brave repository on your Rocky Linux system:
sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo https://brave-browser-rpm-release.s3.brave.com/x86_64/
Next, import the GPG key using the following command:
sudo rpm --import https://brave-browser-rpm-release.s3.brave.com/brave-core.asc
After the repository was added, now install the latest stable version of Brave using the below command:
sudo dnf update sudo dnf install brave-browser
Step 3. Accessing Brave Browser on Rocky Linux 9.
Once the installation is completed, open Brave Browser on your system by using the application search bar. Click on ‘Activities’ and then type ‘Brave’ in the application search box or launch the application immediately using the following command below:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Brave. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Brave Browser on your Rocky Linux 9 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Brave website.