How to install Microsoft Edge browser on Linux

Microsoft Edge based on Chromium and out-of-the-box browser for Windows 10 latest versions is also available for Linux users as well. Therefore, it is a cross-platform browser application that is not available for desktop users but also for smartphones.

Here we let you know how to install the latest version of Microsoft Edge on all major Linux Distros using the command line.

Install Edge browser on RHEL or CentOS/Fedora

The latest version of RedHat is RHEL 8, however, RHEL 7 & 6 are still in use because of long term supported server operating systems. Therefore, as per the version of your RedHat Enterprise Linux, add the Microsoft repository.

Install Microsoft’s GPG public key

curl -sSL > ./microsoft.asc
sudo rpm --import ./microsoft.asc

Add repository 

sudo rpm --import

sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo

sudo mv /etc/yum.repos.d/ /etc/yum.repos.d/microsoft-edge-dev.repo

Install Edge browser 

sudo dnf install microsoft-edge-dev


sudo yum install microsoft-edge-dev

Debian/Ubuntu-based systems

Systems that are running on Debian or Ubuntu 20.04/18.04/16.04 including Linux Mint, Kali Linux, Elementary OS, and others can use the below steps for the installation of Edge browser on their Linux OS.

Add GPG Key and repository 

curl | gpg --dearmor > microsoft.gpg

sudo install -o root -g root -m 644 microsoft.gpg /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] stable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/microsoft-edge-dev.list'

sudo rm microsoft.gpg

Install Edge browser

sudo apt update

sudo apt install microsoft-edge-dev

Install Microsoft Edge browser on Linux Redhat ubuntu or Debian


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