Installation of Brave 0.56.14 Linux Mint 'Betsy'

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Description of the issue:
2nd time to submit this; first thread closed and I’m not sure how to re-open. At any rate, unable to install on Linux Mint Betsy.

Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary): 1. 2. 3.
Tried installation instructions from the download site. Also tried v 0.56 from the release channel. No luck so far.

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):
Result is no errors, just no installation. When I installed 0.56.x from the release channel, Brave seemed to install and I even now have an icon on my desktop. Double clicking that doesn’t do anything though.

Expected result:

Reproduces how often:
Every time.

Brave Version(about:brave):

Reproducible on current live release (yes/no):

Additional Information:
I I’ve got Brave installed on two windows machines and my android phone. Information about the Linux box where I want to install is:
– This is an OLD dell dimension M6400 laptop.
– I have Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) installed rather than the Ubuntu based version of Mint.
– uname -a out put is:
Linux tejas 3.16.0-7-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.16.59-1 (2018-10-03) x86_64 GNU/Linux
– cat /proc/version output is:
Linux version 3.16.0-7-amd64 ( (gcc version 4.9.2 (Debian 4.9.2-10+deb8u1) ) #1 SMP Debian 3.16.59-1 (2018-10-03)

Thanks to all for the responses thus far and those to come. Any assistance is much appreciated.

Apologies, I must have closed it prematurely.

You’re probably running into a Linux sandboxing issue, in which case you’ll want to try this solution here:

Let me know if this works for you.

Thanks for that tip! Brave now works for me. In case it’s helpful, here is what appeared in my terminal when I ran ‘brave-browser --no-sandbox’:

dwesson@tejas ~ $ brave-browser --no-sandbox

Fontconfig warning: “/etc/fonts/fonts.conf”, line 86: unknown element “blank”

ATTENTION: default value of option force_s3tc_enable overridden by environment.

[4945:4966:1203/] Failed to read file: /home/dwesson/.config/BraveSoftware/Brave-Browser/Default/ledger_state

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