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As of writing this, Intel’s Clear Linux is new to Linux desktop OS market. So all the packages might not be available for the OS yet.

Brave browser is not available in their software repositories and it’s hard to find official instructions to install this browser.

So, I have written below the simplified version of the official forum thread discussion about the same topic on how to install Brave browser.

Brave browser for Clear Linux
Brave browser for Clear Linux

Instructions on how to install Brave browser

Run the following command in a terminal to get the root privileges.

sudo su -

Get the dnf and rpm tools

swupd bundle-add package-utils

Add the Brave repository

dnf config-manager --add-repo
Ignore the following errors
Unable to detect release version (use '--releasever' to specify release version)
Failed loading plugin: changelog
rpm --import

Download the Brave browser

dnf download brave-browser

Install the files without extraction

rpm -U --nodeps brave-browser*.rpm
Ignore the following errors
warning: brave-browser-1.2.43-1.x86_64.rpm: Header V4 RSA/SHA512 Signature, key ID 82d3dc6c: NOKEY
/var/tmp/rpm-tmp.a0j6Nd: line 612: /etc/default/brave-browser: No such file or directory
/var/tmp/rpm-tmp.a0j6Nd: line 646: service: command not found
/var/tmp/rpm-tmp.a0j6Nd: line 665: /usr/sbin/update-alternatives: No such file or directory

Remove downloaded files

rm -f brave-*.rpm

Fix the font loading issue

sed -i 's\/usr/bin/brave-browser-stable\env FONTCONFIG_PATH=/usr/share/defaults/fonts /usr/bin/brave-browser-stable\g' /usr/share/applications/brave-browser.desktop

Reboot your system


Brave browser uninstallation steps

sudo -s
rpm -e brave-browser