How To Install Microsoft Edge on CentOS 9 Stream

Install Microsoft Edge on CentOS 9 Stream

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Microsoft Edge on CentOS 9 Stream. For those of you who didn’t know, Microsoft Edge is Microsoft’s official web browser. It also supports Windows, Linux, macOS, iOS, and Android devices as an alternative to the Chrome browser. Microsoft Edge is fast, resource-friendly, and replete with useful features such as vertical tabs, a web capture tool, immersive reading support, and a well-organized UI for an exemplary browser experience.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Microsoft Edge browser on CentOS 9 Stream.

Prerequisites

  • A server running one of the following operating systems: CentOS 9 Stream.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A non-root sudo useror access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install Microsoft Edge on CentOS 9 Stream

Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

sudo dnf clean all
sudo dnf update

Step 2. Installing Microsoft Edge web browser on CentOS 9 Stream.

By default, Microsoft Edge is not available on the CentOS 9 Stream base repository. Let’s add the Microsoft Edge repository to your system using the following command below:

sudo dnf config-manager --add-repo https://packages.microsoft.com/yumrepos/edge

Next, import the GPG key:

sudo rpm --import https://packages.microsoft.com/keys/microsoft.asc

Then, update the repositories and install Microsoft Edge using the following command:

sudo dnf update
sudo dnf install microsoft-edge-stable

Verify the build and version of Edge:

microsoft-edge -version

Step 3. Accessing Microsoft Edge on CentOS 9 Stream.

Once successfully installed, run the following path on your desktop to open the path: Activities -> Show Applications -> Microsoft Edge or launching it through the terminal with the command shown below:

microsoft-edge

Install Microsoft Edge on CentOS 9 Stream

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Microsoft Edge. Thanks for using this tutorial to install the Microsoft Edge web browser on CentOS 9 Stream. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Microsoft website.

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