Microsoft Edge for Linux is now available in the Dev Channel at Microsoft Edge Insider Channels. Packages are available in
rpm formats. To examine files before installation:
dpkg-deb -x microsoft-edge-dev_88.0.673.0-1_amd64.deb /tmp/msedge
After extraction, it's possible to run without installing:
Warning: If the
deb is installed, it will add an apt repository by creating
The following info about using Microsoft Edge with Wine may be out of date. The installer appears to have stopped working.
Microsoft Edge for Windows 7 can now be run with Wine. Since the new versions of Edge use the Blink HTML engine, it may behave differently from older versions of Edge. There may also be compatibility problems with other Blink-based browsers, such as may be seen with some sites on Chrome vs Chromium, especially when Microsoft moves into the extend phase.
winehq-staging (I was using version 4.13 when I first wrote this; I am now using 5.4).
Download the MS Edge installer for Windows 7.
Make sure Wine compatibility mode is set to Windows 7.
Run the installer with Wine.
Run Edge. There are a lot of
err messages, but nothing show stopping. If you get a black window at first, wait a few minutes. It takes a while to load at first and will eventually display properly. I was able to change settings and browse a few sites without noticing any major problems aside from the one shown in the screenshot below, which isn't unexpected.
wine 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Edge\Application\msedge.exe'
wine 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Edge Beta\Application\msedge.exe'
wine 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft\Edge Dev\Application\msedge.exe'
Performance is generally poor. Video and audio are glitchy.
If the black screen doesn't go away... I don't know why. Maybe it's related to the version of Wine, graphics card, or Wayland? I'm using X11 with Intel graphics card.