Edge for Linux is officially coming

Now it has been officially confirmed. The Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser will also come to Linux. The company has the information regarding the Linux version of the app.


At the Ignite 2019 conference in Orlando, Microsoft had a session related to the Edge browser. There, Microsoft confirmed that a version of Edge is coming to Linux.

The list of platforms Microsoft is going to support with Edge Chromium looks as follows:

Microsoft Edge Coming To Linux

Microsoft Edge Chromium will be available for Windows and macOS beginning on January 15, featuring a new logo.  Sadly, the release date for Linux version wasn't named.

Microsoft Edge Channels

As you may already know, Microsoft is currently using three channels to deliver updates to Edge Insiders. The Canary channel receives updates daily (except Saturday and Sunday), the Dev channel is getting updates weekly, and the Beta channel is updated every 6 weeks. The stable channel is also on its way to users.

Actual Microsoft Edge Versions

The actual pre-release versions of Edge Chromium at the moment of this writing are as follows:

I have covered many Edge tricks and features in the following post:

Hands-on with the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge

Also, see the following updates.

Thanks to Zac.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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