Microsoft Releases Microsoft Edge Beta Browser for Linux

The migration from EdgeHTML to Chromium allowed Microsoft to turn Microsoft Edge into a cross-platform browser, essentially making it available on more operating systems than just Windows 10.

This is how Microsoft Edge can now be downloaded not only on Windows 10, but also on Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, macOS, and Linux, with all versions using the Chromium engine, the same one powering Google Chrome as well.

On Linux, however, Microsoft Edge has until now been available only as part of the Dev channel, as Microsoft said it needs more time to bring the stable version of the browser to this operating system.

And this week the company has made one major step towards this goal, as Microsoft Edge for Linux made its way to the beta channel, essentially moving closer to the moment the stable version would go live.

Needless to say, no details are available right now as to when Microsoft plans to release the stable version of Microsoft Edge for Linux, but I’m hea… (read more)

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