The short answer is, yes!
Microsoft Edge is a web browser developed by Microsoft. It is based on the open source project Chromium and it aims to be fully cross-platform. It was released in 2015 for Windows 10 and it became available for Android and iOS in 2017. A preview for Linux became available in October 2020.
If you visit the Microsoft Edge website using a browser on a Linux machine at the moment it will display that it is not supported for Linux. In order to download the the preview for Linux, you need to visit the Microsoft Edge Insider page. The preview is available from the Edge Dev Channel which releases weekly updates.
You can select to download a
.rpm file according to the Linux distribution you are using. In our case, for our openSUSE desktop machine, be it Leap or Tumbleweed, we are going to download the
The file is approximately 87 MB.
Once the download is complete we can use zypper to install.
sudo zypper in ~/Downloads/microsoft-edge-dev-88.0.680.1-1.x86_64.rpm
The application shortcuts will be created.
At first run, Microsoft Edge goes through a traditional setup of EULA acceptance, privacy notice and configuring the browser appearance.
Edge is now ready to be used on the openSUSE Tumbleweed desktop!