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Brave is a free and open-source web browser developed by Brave Software, Inc. As with many other browsers out there, Brave is based on the Chromium web browser. What distinguishes Brave from others is its ability to block ads and website trackers out of the box. Moreover. In this post, we’ll discuss how user can install Brave Web Browser on Fedora 31/30/29.

Brave provides a means for users to send cryptocurrency contributions in the form of Basic Attention Tokens to websites and content creators. So let’s install Brave Web browser in our Fedora machine.

Top features of Brave

  • Fast Browsing – According to its creators, Brave loads pages three times as fast out of the box with nothing to install, learn or manage.
  • Easy to switch to Brave – It’s easy to import your settings from your old browser. You can do it during the welcome tour or later through the menus.
  • Support your favorite sites with Brave Rewards – with Brave Rewards activated, you can support the content creators you love at the amount that works for you.
  • Privacy and Security – Brave fights malware and prevents tracking, keeping your information safe and secure. Clearing of browsing data and a built-in password manager.
  • Form autofill
  • Search – Choose default search engine
  • Extensions/Plugins – Brave Desktop now supports most of the Chrome extensions in the chrome web store

Install Brave Web Browser on Fedora

You can choose to install the stable or beta releases of Brave browser on Fedora Linux. Here we’ll do the stable channel installation.

Add RPM repository:

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

Command output:

Repository vivaldi is listed more than once in the configuration
Adding repo from: https://brave-browser-rpm-release.s3.brave.com/x86_64/

Import repository key:

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

Then install Brave web browser on Fedora:

sudo dnf install brave-browser

Agree to install dependencies and Brave browser on Fedora Linux.

Dependencies resolved.
========================================================================================================================================================
 Package                           Architecture        Version                        Repository                                                   Size
========================================================================================================================================================
Installing:
 brave-browser                     x86_64              1.2.43-1                       brave-browser-rpm-release.s3.brave.com_x86_64_               73 M
Installing dependencies:
 brave-keyring                     noarch              1.7-1                          brave-browser-rpm-release.s3.brave.com_x86_64_               12 k
 libindicator-gtk3                 x86_64              12.10.1-16.fc31                updates                                                      67 k
 libappindicator-gtk3              x86_64              12.10.0-25.fc31                fedora                                                       43 k
 libdbusmenu                       x86_64              16.04.0-14.fc31                fedora                                                      135 k
 libdbusmenu-gtk3                  x86_64              16.04.0-14.fc31                fedora                                                       41 k
 liberation-fonts                  noarch              1:2.00.5-6.fc31                fedora                                                      8.4 k

Transaction Summary
========================================================================================================================================================
Install  7 Packages

Total download size: 74 M
Installed size: 74 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y

After installation, you can launch the web browser from the terminal or DE menu.

$ brave-browser
$ brave-browser-stable

Enjoy browsing with Brave!.

Other web browsers installation on Fedora:

Install Google Chrome on Fedora

How To Install Vivaldi Web Browser on Fedora

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