How To Install Brave Browser on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Install Brave Browser on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Brave Browser on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, The brave browser is a free and open-source browser. it’s Fast, speed, security, and privacy by blocking trackers and still based on chromium so you have all the extension 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 through the step by step installation of Brave Browser on Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04, and any other Debian based distribution like Linux Mint.

Install Brave Browser on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following apt commands in the terminal.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt install apt-transport-https curl gnupg

Step 2. Installing Brave Browser on Ubuntu 20.04.

  • Install the Brave browser using Snapd.
sudo apt install snapd
sudo snap install brave
  • Install the Brave browser form source.

Now we add the brave the repository key to the system using the below command:

curl -s https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com/brave-core.asc | sudo apt-key --keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/brave-browser-release.gpg add -
echo "deb [arch=amd64] https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com/ stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/brave-browser-release.list

Once done, updating the system again and install Brave using the following command:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install brave-browser

Step 3. Accessing Brave Browser.

Once installed, In the Activities search bar type “Brave Browser” and click on the icon to launch the application or executing the following command from your Ubuntu terminal:

brave-browser

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Brave. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Brave Browser on your Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Brave website.

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