Microsoft Edge (Dev Preview) can be installed on Ubuntu

The Microsoft Edge web browser can now be installed for testing purposes on Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04, and other Linux.

The first preview release aims to provide a representative experience for developers who want to build and test their sites and apps on Linux.

Some end-user features and services may not yet be fully enabled. So far, it only supports local accounts, not sign-in through Microsoft or AAD accounts, or features that require sign-in. These features will be available in future previews.

Microsoft Edge (Dev Preview) can be installed on Ubuntu

How to install Microsoft Edge on Ubuntu:

Please visit the link below to download Linux .deb package:

Microsoft Edge Insider

next,[ソフトウェアのインストール]Install the package using menu options, Gdebi, or commands.

sudo apt install ./Downloads/microsoft-edge-dev

Microsoft Edge (Dev Preview) can be installed on Ubuntu

Installing the deb package also sets up the official apt repository on your system. If you want to add the repositories manually, run the following commands one at a time.

  1. Open a terminal from the app launcher and run the command to install the key.
    wget -O - https://packages.microsoft.com/keys/microsoft.asc | sudo apt-key add -
  2. Next, add the Edge for Linux repository.
    sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/edge stable main" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/microsoft-edge-dev.list'

Microsoft Edge (Dev Preview) can be installed on Ubuntu

After adding the apt repository, check for updates and use the command to install the web browser.

sudo apt update

sudo apt install microsoft-edge-dev

Microsoft Edge (Dev Preview) can be installed on Ubuntu

Remove Microsoft Edge.

To delete the apt repository, open Software & Updates and delete the relevant repository line under the Other Software tab.

To remove the web browser, run the command in the terminal.

sudo apt remove microsoft-edge-dev
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