Microsoft Edge for Linux is coming next month

During Microsoft Ignite annual conference, Microsoft announced that a preview build of the Microsoft Edge web browser will be available for download starting in October this year.


Microsoft launched the stable version of its chromium-based browser -as known as Edge Chromium-  back on January 15th, 2020, but only for macOS and Windows 10, and she promised that it will be release a Linux version of Edge later this year without giving any specific date for this launch, and then, a screenshot of Microsoft Edge running on Ubuntu Linux version has been spotted during Microsoft Build 2020  event last May, which hinted that launch Edge for Linux is coming very soon.



And now, Microsoft announced that  Microsoft Edge on Linux will be available to download on the Dev preview channel starting in October, When it’s available, Linux users can go to the Microsoft Edge Insiders site to download the browser, or they can download it from the native Linux package manager,  and at launch Edge for Linux will be supported in Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, and OpenSUSE; and you will be able to download the "deb"  and "rpm"  packages from our Microsoft Edge Insider website, but, there are a few features that will not be available at launch like Sync (and its related services), read aloud, and differential updates will not be available immediately with Edge on Linux, but they will be added to the browser when ready according to Microsoft.

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