Install Yandex Browser on Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, OpenSUSE, Arch Linux

Yandex browser is a Chromium-based Internet browser developed by Russian search engine provider, Yandex, available for Linux, Mac OS X, Windows, Android and iOS.

Yandex browser features:

  • Sync bookmarks, extensions, browser data across your devices.
  • Modern and clean user interface
  • Uses Blink engine for fast browsing experience
  • Compatible with Chrome Web store and Opera add-ons
  • Automatically enables Opera Turbo mode for faster page loading on slow Internet connection
  • Built-in pepper flash player
  • Uses DNSCrypt technology to prevent DNS spoofing or cache poisoning attacks

Install Yandex Browser on Debian 8 Jessie, Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, Linux Mint 18

To get the latest updates, it’s recommended to install Yandex browser from its official APT repository. First create a source list file for Yandex browser

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list.d/yandex-browser.list

Add the following line to the file.

deb [arch=amd64] beta main

Press CTRL+O to save the file, CTRL+X to exit out of the file. The we also need to download and import the GPG key so that packages downloaded from this repository can be authenticated.


sudo apt-key add YANDEX-BROWSER-KEY.GPG

After that, update local package index and install Yandex browser.

sudo apt update

sudo apt install yandex-browser-beta

Once installed, you can start it from Ubuntu Unity Dash or your favorite application menu.

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or from the command line.


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Install Yandex Browser on Fedora, OpenSUSE

Go to Yandex browser download page to download the RPM package. Or you can use wget utility to download it in terminal.


Once downloaded, go to the download folder and execute the following command to install it.

Fedora: sudo dnf install Yandex.rpm

OpenSUSE: sudo zypper in Yandex.rpm

Install Yandex Browser on Arch Linux, Manjaro, Apricity OS, Antergos

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To install Chrome extensions, simply go to To install Opera add-ons, go to

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