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Microsoft launching edge browser for Linux

November 08, 2021

Microsoft launching edge browser for Linux

Microsoft has finally announced the launch of a stable version of its edge browser for the Linux operating system in this week. The American tech giant will officially launch the edge supported browser fully on Linux with regular stable channel updates.

On release note, the preview versions of edge for Linux have been available for more than a year. For users who are using preview builds of edge on Linux, The Verge suggests getting the latest stable version by running the sudo apt install Microsoft edge stable command.

New users of Edge on Linux, then the installer is now available on Microsoft’s website, as per the Verge.

Edge is another browser option that might work on Linux Distros where chrome isn’t fully supported.

According to the Verge, Microsoft has also added a number of privacy features to edge to limit tracking and cookies, and “the Linux version of Edge shares most of the same features that are available on Windows and macOS.

The Linux version will be compatible with major distributions and the organization is offering both .deb and .rpm installers of the Edge browser.

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