Microsoft Edge for Linux is now generally available

It’s been over a year since the first preview of Microsoft’s Edge browser on Linux, and now it’s generally available. If you were looking forward to a stable version of Edge on the open source OS, it’s finally here.
Indeed, it was actually back in early 2019 that the Redmond firm started teasing it, and it officially announced Edge for Linux that fall. But even so, it was almost a full year before there was even a preview, and then another six months before it came to the Beta channel.
That’s not all though, because if you’re on the Dev channel on Linux, there’s a special surprise. If you go to play the built-in Surf game by going to edge://surf, and use the famous Konami cheat code (up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, B, A), there’s an Easter egg in the game. Sadly, Windows and macOS users won’t see it. You’ll need to be on Edge 97.
The other Microsoft Edge announcement at Ignite was a new IE Mode improvement. If you’re unfamiliar with IE Mode, the idea is to offer a way …

Written By: Rich Woods

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