Installing Brave on Linux

Brave is only supported on 64-bit AMD/Intel architectures (amd64 / x86_64). See our full system requirements for minimum OS versions.

The current signing keys are also available from https://brave.com/signing-keys/.

Release Channel Installation

Debian, Ubuntu, Mint

sudo apt install curl

sudo curl -fsSLo /usr/share/keyrings/brave-browser-archive-keyring.gpg https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com/brave-browser-archive-keyring.gpg

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

sudo apt update

sudo apt install brave-browser

Fedora, CentOS Stream/RHEL

sudo dnf install dnf-plugins-core

sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo https://brave-browser-rpm-release.s3.brave.com/x86_64/

sudo rpm --import https://brave-browser-rpm-release.s3.brave.com/brave-core.asc

sudo dnf install brave-browser

OpenSUSE

sudo zypper install curl

sudo rpm --import https://brave-browser-rpm-release.s3.brave.com/brave-core.asc

sudo zypper addrepo --refresh https://brave-browser-rpm-release.s3.brave.com/x86_64/ brave-browser

sudo zypper install brave-browser

Snap

You can find Brave in the Snapcraft Store, but while it is maintained by Brave Software, it is not yet working as well as our official packages. We currently recommend that users who are able to use our official package repositories do so instead of using the Snap.

Beta Channel Installation

Debian, Ubuntu, Mint

sudo apt install curl

sudo curl -fsSLo /usr/share/keyrings/brave-browser-beta-archive-keyring.gpg https://brave-browser-apt-beta.s3.brave.com/brave-browser-beta-archive-keyring.gpg

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

sudo apt update

sudo apt install brave-browser-beta

Fedora, CentOS Stream/RHEL

sudo dnf install dnf-plugins-core

sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo https://brave-browser-rpm-beta.s3.brave.com/x86_64/

sudo rpm --import https://brave-browser-rpm-beta.s3.brave.com/brave-core-nightly.asc

sudo dnf install brave-browser-beta

OpenSUSE

sudo zypper install curl

sudo rpm --import https://brave-browser-rpm-beta.s3.brave.com/brave-core-nightly.asc

sudo zypper addrepo --refresh https://brave-browser-rpm-beta.s3.brave.com/x86_64/ brave-browser-beta

sudo zypper install brave-browser-beta

Nightly Channel Installation

Debian, Ubuntu, Mint

sudo apt install curl

sudo curl -fsSLo /usr/share/keyrings/brave-browser-nightly-archive-keyring.gpg https://brave-browser-apt-nightly.s3.brave.com/brave-browser-nightly-archive-keyring.gpg

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

sudo apt update

sudo apt install brave-browser-nightly

Fedora, CentOS Stream/RHEL

sudo dnf install dnf-plugins-core

sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo https://brave-browser-rpm-nightly.s3.brave.com/x86_64/

sudo rpm --import https://brave-browser-rpm-nightly.s3.brave.com/brave-core-nightly.asc

sudo dnf install brave-browser-nightly

OpenSUSE

sudo zypper install curl

sudo rpm --import https://brave-browser-rpm-nightly.s3.brave.com/brave-core-nightly.asc

sudo zypper addrepo --refresh https://brave-browser-rpm-nightly.s3.brave.com/x86_64/ brave-browser-nightly

sudo zypper install brave-browser-nightly

GitHub

(Pre-)releases for all channels are also available on GitHub in .deb/.rpm/.zip formats.

Unofficial packages

NOTE: While we recommend you to use our official packages, there’s a section for unofficial package in the case where we don’t ship packages for your distribution. These packages are community maintained, and therefore we take no responsibility for them.

Arch

The Arch packages are available as brave-bin, brave-beta-bin and brave-nightly-bin in the Arch User Repository. To install it, you’ll need to use an AUR helper, such as yay.

yay -S brave-bin
yay -S brave-beta-bin
yay -S brave-nightly-bin

Flatpak

Brave is available as a Flatpak package from Flathub.

Manjaro

pacman -S brave-browser
pacman -S brave-browser-beta

Solus

sudo eopkg it brave

The Solus package is a repackaging of the .deb file in to the Solus software format (.eopkg). It is currently maintained by Jacalz.

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