How to Install Microsoft Edge Browser on Debian 10

Install Microsoft Edge Browser on Debian 10

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and set up Microsoft Edge Browser on Debian 10. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.

Microsoft Edge browser is another Chromium-based one that is available to download for almost all popular platforms such as Linux, Windows, macOS, Android, and iOS. The existing Chrome extensions will work just fine in the Edge browser in Linux. Adblock and other useful extensions are available for you in Edge for Linux. Microsoft announced the first developer preview of Edge browser for Linux on October 20, 2020.

Install Microsoft Edge Browser on Debian 10

Step 1. The first command will update the package lists to ensure you get the latest version and dependencies.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Install Microsoft Edge on the Debian system.

Now we import the Microsoft GPG key and enable the Edge browser repository using the following commands:

curl https://packages.microsoft.com/keys/microsoft.asc | gpg --dearmor > microsoft.gpg
sudo install -o root -g root -m 644 microsoft.gpg /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/edge stable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/microsoft-edge-dev.list'

After enabling the repository, you can install Edge by typing:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install microsoft-edge-dev

Step 3. Accessing Microsoft Edge browser.

Once the installation is done, Go to Activities and search for the keyword “Edge”, click on the icon to launch.

That’s all you need to do to install the Microsoft Edge on Debian 10 Buster. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading on Microsoft Edge Browser, please refer to their official knowledge base. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.