Edge is now available in beta for Linux operating systems

Edge on Linux

The engine switch to Chromium did Microsoft's browser a lot of good. Until then I used one that, although it is true that it improved Internet Explorer a lot, had not been unchecked enough, something that was clear just by looking at its icon. Now it has become one of the fiercest rivals of Google's Chrome, especially for Windows users who have it enabled by default. Edge He has it a bit more difficult in Linux, but he takes steps slowly and with good handwriting.

For about six months, Microsoft Edge was available to users of systems using the Linus Torvalds kernel in the Dev channel, but many functions were missing. Later, the company famous for developing Windows was adding functions, and now have decided to launch the beta for Linux. The version of the Dev channel is for developers (developers) or for those who want to try everything new in the browser knowing that they are likely to experience bugs. The beta channel version is now more stable.

There is less time for Microsoft Edge to reach the stable version on Linux

At the moment, Microsoft has not provided any release date for the stable versionBut this could be four weeks away. It is what other browsers usually take, but it may not be fulfilled with Edge because it is the first beta.

The Beta channel is the most stable Microsoft Edge preview experience. With major updates every 6 weeks, each release incorporates learnings and improvements from our Dev builds.

As in previous versions, Edge for Linux beta is available at DEB and RPM packages and can be downloaded from this link. Users of Arch Linux-based distributions also have it available in the magical AUR.

For users who want a "Chrome" less linked to Google, the options that I would recommend are Brave above Chromium because it offers synchronization and other functions, or Vivaldi for the most demanding users, although the latter little resembles the browser of the search engine company. For those who use Windows and Linux only occasionally, Edge is your best option.

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