Microsoft officially announced that Chromium-based web browser Edge is finally coming to Linux, as expected. As we all know, Microsoft is working hard on its new browser for a while.
Shortly after the new logo of the Edge announced, Microsoft says during the “State of the Browser” session at Ignite 2019 conference, Edge for Linux will be out next year. Unfortunately, the date is still unclear. Unlike Linux version, Edge for macOS and Windows 10, both will go stable on January 15th, 2020.
Microsoft is building the Edge browser on top of Chromium, so it would be easier for Microsoft, because of the cross-platform nature of the codebase. Other Chromium-based web browsers, such as Chrome, Opera, Vivaldi, Yandex, and SRWare Iron all supporting Linux.
Microsoft is not only taking Chromium and building its own browser but also contributing to the Chromium open-source project. But unfortunately, we will have to wait to see what Edge can offer to users.
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