How to install the Brave Browser on a Chromebook in 2021


Today we are looking at how to install the Brave Browser on a Chromebook.  Please follow the video/audio guide as a tutorial where we explain the process step by step and use the commands below.

We recommend that you start with a new instance of Linux Apps and have at least 6GB of space available for the game.

This tutorial will only work on Chromebooks with an Intel or AMD CPU (with Linux Apps Support) and not those with an ARM64 architecture CPU.

If you have any questions, please contact us via a YouTube comment and we would be happy to assist you!

Please take note that with the release of Chrome OS 90,  the location of Linux Apps has been changed in the Chromebook’s settings.  Have a look at this tutorial, to see how to turn on Linux apps and then continue with the installation tutorial.

Commands Used:
1) sudo apt install apt-transport-https curl gnupg
2) curl -s https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com/brave-core.asc | sudo apt-key --keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/brave-browser-release.gpg add -
3) echo "deb [arch=amd64] https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com/ stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/brave-browser-release.list
4) sudo apt update
5) sudo apt install brave-browser
6) brave-browser --disable-framerate-limit


Commands are based on this:

Official Site:

All Currently Supported Chromebooks with Linux Apps (Crostini) support


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