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How to install Brave Browser on Arch-based Linux Distributions(Manjaro) ?

Brave is a free, open-source cross-platform web browser developed and maintained by Brave Software Incorporation. With Brave, you can keep your browsing activity private by automatically disabling website trackers and blocking advertisements. It is built on top of Chromium, which is an open-source version of Google Chrome. It is primarily written in C++ programming language and was first released in 2016 under the MPL-2 license. You can download it for almost every major operating system including Android, iOS, macOS, Windows, and Linux. This article will discuss how to install the Brave browser on Arch-based Linux Distributions.

Installing Brave on Manjaro Linux

There are two ways to install Brave on Manjaro Linux

So, let’s go through both the installation methods.

Using Pacman

Step 1: Update and upgrade your system running

$ sudo pacman -Syu




Step 2: Now, install brave from the arch repository using Pacman package manager.

$ sudo pacman -S brave-browser


Step 3: Verify the installation by checking the build version.

$ brave --version


Using Yay

Step 1: Install required dependencies/packages on the system.

$ sudo pacman -S --needed base-devel git



Step 2: Install yay by running the following set of commands.

$ git clone
$ cd yay-git
$ makepkg -sri




Step 3: Verify if Yay has been installed correctly by performing a version check.

$ yay --version


Step 4: Install the latest version of the brave by executing the following command:

$ yay -S brave-bin


Step 5: Verify the installation by performing a version check

$ brave --version


Using Brave on Manjaro Linux

Launch Brave by searching for it in the application menu.







Uninstallation of Brave

To uninstall Brave completely from your machine run

$ sudo pacman -Rncs brave-browser


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