[Easy] How to Install Brave Browser on Kali Linux

Brave Browser is really a good privacy & safety focused browser, which have advanced features like less memory per tab compared to Firefox and Chrome which make is very fast and lightweight, it comes with crypto wallet, private window through TOR network and many more. There are lots of good reason to use Brave Browser. But in this brief article we are not going to cover all the reasons to use Brave Browser.

Install Brave Browser on Kali Linux

Here in this article we just cover how we can install Brave Browser on Kali Linux system in short. Not only Kali, we can use this method to install Brave Browser on any other Debian based Linux Distribution (Like Ubuntu 16.04, Linux Mint 18, Elementary OS etc).

Installing Brave Browser on Kali Linux

First of all we need to open the Terminal, then we run the following command to install some packages.

sudo apt install apt-transport-https curl -y

It may prompt for the root password of our system before installing these packages. In the following screenshot we can see that these packages are installing:

bravebrowser packages

In the above screenshot we can see that these packages are installed. Now we need to run following command on our terminal for keyrings:

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

We can see what happens after applying the above command in the following screenshot:

brave browser keyring on Kali Linux

Now we need to add Brave Browser in our repository by using following command:

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

We can see the output on the following screenshot:

brave browser repository on Kali Linux

Now we are almost ready to install Brave Browser on our Kali Linux system. We need to run a update to update our repository by using following command:

sudo apt update

After the update process is complete we can easily install Brave Browser by applying following command:

sudo apt install brave-browser

The installation of Brave Browser requires 96 MB to download and will take 300 MB disk space to install at this time (Updates changes the size), so the installation time will depend on our system performance and internet speed. We can see that Brave Browser is installed on our system in the following screenshot:

brave browser installation sucessful on Kali Linux

Now we can see Brave Browser on our application menu.

Brave Browser on Kali Linux

We can open the Brave Browser from here. We have opened it as we can see in the following screenshot:

brave browser opened on our system

In the above screenshot we can see that Brave Browser is running successfully. This is how we can install Brave Browser on our Kai Linux or any other Debian based Linux distribution.

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