How To Install Brave Browser on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

Install Brave Browser on Ubuntu 22.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Brave Browser on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Brave is a privacy-focused internet browser that sets itself apart from other browsers by automatically blocking online advertisements and website trackers in its default settings. The interesting thing is it is also based on Chromium, i.e. based on the open-source code of Google Chrome. Brave Browser promises that you can earn its in-house cryptocurrency Basic Attention Tokens (BAT) by watching ads on Brave. Depending on the setting, you will receive up to five pop-ups per hour that display advertising.

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 web browser on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.

Prerequisites

  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
  • 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).
  • 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 Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

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

Step 2. Installing Brave Browser on Ubuntu 22.04.

By default, the Brave is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to add the Brave repository to your Ubuntu system:

echo "deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/brave-browser-stable-keyring.gpg] https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com/ stable main"|sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/brave-browser-release.list

Next, import the GPG key:

wget -qO - https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com/brave-browser-archive-keyring.gpg | sudo gpg --dearmor -o /usr/share/keyrings/brave-browser-stable-keyring.gpg

Next, update the Ubuntu repository and install a stable version of Brave Browser using the below command:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install brave-browser

Now check the build and version installed:

brave-browser --version

Step 3. Accessing Brave Browser on Ubuntu 22.04.

Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, run the following path on your desktop to open the path: Activities -> Show Applications -> Brave Browser or launching it through the terminal with the command shown below:

brave-browser

Install Brave Browser on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Brave. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Brave web browser on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Brave website.

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