How to install Yandex browser in Ubuntu

To install Yandex Browser on Ubuntu

Yandex Browser is a freeware, fast and convenient web browser. It uses the Blink layout engine and is based on the Chromium open source project. It is the most protected web browser and checks its downloaded files with Kaspersky anti-virus. Installation of Yantex is explained in this manual.


To install Yandex browser

Before downloading Yandex browser, create a source file in /etc/apt/sources.list.d by running the following command.

root@user1-linuhelp:~# nano /etc/apt/sources.list.d/yandex-browser.list 
Add the following lines into this file.
deb [arch=amd64] beta main

Utilize the following command to download the Yandex package.

root@user1-linuhelp:~# wget 
--2016-09-01 13:19:21--
YANDEX-BROWSER-KEY.GPG       100%[================================================>]   3.06K  --.-KB/s   in 0s     
2016-09-01 13:19:25 (342 MB/s) - ‘YANDEX-BROWSER-KEY.GPG’ saved [3137/3137]

Now import the GPG key to install the Yandex browser.

root@user1-linuhelp:~# apt-key add YANDEX-BROWSER-KEY.GPG 

Run the following command to make sure that the system is updated.

root@user1-linuhelp:~# apt-get update 
Hit wily InRelease
Get:1 beta InRelease [4,249 B]                                                               
Hit wily InRelease    
Hit wily-backports/restricted Translation-en                                          
Hit wily-backports/universe Translation-en                                            
Fetched 5,157 B in 26s (194 B/s)                                                                                   
Reading package lists... Done

Start with the installation of the Yandex Package with the help of the following command.

root@user1-linuhelp:~# apt-get install yandex-browser-beta 
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
Setting up yandex-browser-beta ( ...
update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/yandex-browser-beta to provide /usr/bin/yandex-browser (yandex-browser) in auto mode
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.21-0ubuntu4) ...

Open the Ubuntu Dashboard, search for the Yandex browser and click to open it.

Yandex browser's main page appears.


Now start browsing your favorite sites through the Yandex Browser.

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