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.

Add RPM repository

As per your RHEL or CentOS Linux including ORacel/Rocky/Almalinux add the given repos:

sudo rpm --import https://packages.microsoft.com/keys/microsoft.asc
sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo https://packages.microsoft.com/yumrepos/edge
sudo mv /etc/yum.repos.d/packages.microsoft.com_yumrepos_edge.repo /etc/yum.repos.d/microsoft-edge.repo

 

Install Edge browser

For Stable version

sudo dnf install microsoft-edge-stable

For Developer version

sudo dnf install microsoft-edge-dev

orĀ 

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 https://packages.microsoft.com/keys/microsoft.asc | 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] https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/edge stable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/microsoft-edge-dev.list'

sudo rm microsoft.gpg

Install Microsoft Edge browser

sudo apt update

sudo apt install microsoft-edge-stable

Install Microsoft Edge browser on Linux Redhat ubuntu or Debian

 

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