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How to install Yandex Browser on Linux

Looking for a different browser compatible with Chrome? Learn how to install Yandex Browser on Linux.
Yandex Browser is a web browser based on Chromium. Developed by the Russian company responsible for the Yandex search engine, the program is available for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, Android and iOS.

This browser has a clean, modern user interface, is compatible with the Chrome Web store and Opera add-ons, and for the fast browsing experience, use Blink engine.

It also uses DNSCrypt technology to prevent DNS spoofing or cache poisoning attacks, comes with the built-in pepper flash player, automatically activates Opera Turbo mode for faster page loading on slow connections.

Among its main features, the Yandex Browser allows you to synchronize favorites, extensions, browser data between your devices.

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Installing Yandex Browser on Linux Ubuntu on systems with DEB package support

The Yandex Browser is available in DEB and RPM packages, ie for Debian, Red Hat and derivatives thereof or to support these formats. To install it, follow the procedures below.




Installing Yandex Browser on Linux Ubuntu on systems with DEB package support

To install the Yandex Browser on Linux Ubuntu and systems with DEB package support, do the following:
Step 1. Open a terminal (on Unity use the CTRL + ALT + T keys);
Step 2. If you do not already have it, add the program repository with this command or use this tutorial ;

echo "deb [arch=amd64] http://repo.yandex.ru/yandex-browser/deb beta main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/yandex-browser.list

Step 3. Install the repository key with the command below

wget -q https://repo.yandex.ru/yandex-browser/YANDEX-BROWSER-KEY.GPG -O- | sudo apt-key add -

Step 4. Update the package manager with the command:

sudo apt-get update

Step 5. Now use the command below to install the program;

sudo apt install yandex-browser-beta

Step 6. If necessary, uninstall the program using the command below;

sudo apt-get remove yandex-browser-beta

Installing Yandex Browser on Linux Fedora and systems with RPM package support




To install the Yandex Browser on Linux Fedora and systems that support RPM packages, do the following:
Step 1. Open a terminal;
Step 2. Check if your system is 32-bit or 64-bit by using the following command in the terminal:

uname -m

Step 3. If your system is 64-bit, use the command below to download the program. If the link is outdated, go to this page , download the latest version and save it as Yandex.rpm;

wget https://cache-ams06.cdn.yandex.net/download.cdn.yandex.net/browser/yandex/ru/beta/Yandex.rpm

Step 4. To install on a Fedora, RedHat and its derivatives, use the command below:

sudo yum localinstallyandex.rpm

or

sudo dnf install Yandex.rpm

Step 5. To install on an openSUSE or one of its derivatives, use the command below:

sudo zypper install Yandex.rpm

Step 6. To install on an OpenMandriva, Mageia and its derivatives, use the command below:

sudo urpmi Yandex.rpm

Step 7. If you later need to uninstall the program in a distro that uses RPM only, use the following command;

sudo rpm -e yandex*

How to install Yandex for Arch Linux, Manjaro, Apricity OS, Antergos and derived systems

To install Yandex on Arch Linux, Manjaro, Apricity OS, Antergos and derived systems, you need to have Yaourt installed. If so, do the following:
Step 1. Open a terminal;
Step 2. Now install the program with the command:

yaourt yandex

Step 3. If you ever need to uninstall the program, use this command:

sudo pacman -Rsn yandex

Ready! Now, when you want to start the program, type yandexin Dash (or in a terminal, followed by the TAB key).