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Easiest way to install Brave browser on pop os/Linux in 2022

By default in pop os you get Firefox as a default web browser but if you wanna use brave here is a guide on how to install brave browser on pop os/Linux
  • Brave browser is open source alternative to google chrome
  • With brave you get secure and safe because of privacy that come with brave.
  • Less RAM hugry in linux.

In pop OS by system76, we get old Firefox with rock-solid performance but if we need more browsers in our system because really I need more browsers for my ease of work.

So I side-load browser in pop os when I set up pop os. Here is a simple guide on how to install brave browser on pop os/Linux.

Since I write for my website so I have to use two separate web browsers for personal use. So for that, I use firefox and brave is for my website work.

Install brave browser on pop os/linux

On Linux, we get more packaging solutions available for installing software like appimages, Deb. package, snap, and Flatpak.

So here we gonna discuss all major methods to install brave browser on Linux.

Brave browser is available for almost every major distribution out there so you can get it on every machine.

Here’s I am linking brave browser download official documentation page for more details.

Right now Brave is only supported on 64-bit AMD/Intel architectures (amd64 / x86_64).

Since pop os using ubuntu as a base so all Debian systems can download and install browser directly using PPA.

Brave on pop os/debian OS

Open your terminal and type these commands mentioned below and you can install your browser easily.

sudo apt install apt-transport-https 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

Some helpful guide on Linux

Brave browser on Arch Linux

Since on arch Linux brave browser officially don’t support but with the help of a community of arch Linux, you can get an unofficial version of Brave browser.

Snap

Snap packaged of brave browser is available to download and maintained by official brave browser but they are saying that this version is not fully optimized as an official version of .deb package.

sudo snap install brave

Conclusion

Here I share a short tutorial on how to install brave browser on pop os/Linux.

I hope this short tutorial about installing Brave browser on Linux is helpful and if you have any Linux-related problems are you facing let us know we gonna make a separate post about it.

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Praveen Godara

Daily Linux user who love to take challenges and make some content on web.

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