Install Brave Browser On Ubuntu 18.04

In this guide, we will show you how to install the Brave browser on Ubuntu 18.04

Here’s a quick description from Brave’s about page:

Brave is on a mission to fix the web by giving users a safer, faster and better browsing experience – while growing support for content creators through a new attention-based ecosystem of rewards.
Join us. It’s time to fix the web together.

Ready to get started?

The first thing to do is to add a new key to the list of trusted keys and resynch the package index files from sources

sudo apt install apt-transport-https curl

curl -s | sudo apt-key --keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/brave-browser-release.gpg add -

Next we will add Brave’s source so that Ubuntu will know where to download the software from

source /etc/os-release

echo "deb [arch=amd64] $UBUNTU_CODENAME main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/brave-browser-release-${UBUNTU_CODENAME}.list

Now it’s time to resynch the package index files from sources so we can install the Brave browser

sudo apt update

You should see listed in the terminal. It should look similar to our screenshot above

Now we are ready to install the Brave browser using the following command

sudo apt install brave-browser

You should see brave-browser and brave-keyring listed under The following NEW packages will be installed

And that’s it! Quick and easy, right?

Here’s the Youtube video