In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Microsoft Edge on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Microsoft Edge is a web browser developed by Microsoft that is designed to be fast and secure. It is available on Windows, macOS, iOS, and Android, and it is the default web browser on Windows 10. Whether you’re looking for a fast and efficient browser, or you need advanced security features to protect yourself online, Microsoft Edge is a good choice for anyone who wants a powerful and feature-rich web browser.
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 Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- An active internet connection. You’ll need an internet connection to download the necessary packages and dependencies for Microsoft Edge.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
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 Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install wget apt-transport-https gnupg2 software-properties-common
Step 2. Installing Microsoft Edge Browser on Ubuntu 22.04.
By default, Microsoft Edge is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now we add the Microsoft Edge repository to your Ubuntu system:
echo 'deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/microsoft-edge.gpg] https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/edge stable main' | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/microsoft-edge.list
Next, import the GPG key using the following command:
sudo wget -O- https://packages.microsoft.com/keys/microsoft.asc | gpg --dearmor | sudo tee /usr/share/keyrings/microsoft-edge.gpg
After adding the repository, install the latest version of the Microsoft Edge application using the apt manager:
sudo apt update sudo apt install microsoft-edge-stable
Verify the version and build of Microsoft Edge:
Step 3. Accessing Microsoft Edge on Ubuntu 22.04.
Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, run the following path on your desktop to open the path:
Activities -> Show Applications -> Microsoft Edge. Alternatively, you can open Microsoft Edge via the terminal using the following command:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Microsoft Edge. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Microsoft Edge browser on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Microsoft website.