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George P    5,203
3 hours ago, Brandon H said:

I hope they change their mind on Linux support at some point as I still say that's a huge missed opportunity. If they don't want to upkeep multiple Linux repositories they could package it as a SNAP app or something.

Have they officially said no Linux version ever?  Or just that it's not in the plan right now?  Because I can see them releasing one later, maybe going off of the macOS version which is probably a good starting point code wise compared to the Windows version.   They'll have to add more features before they should expand it to more platforms.

 

Speaking of which, anyone on the newest Canary build?  76.0.141.0?   My youtube kb controls are borked with this version it seems.  I used to be able to use the arrow keys for volume and skip forward, back.  Now volume works, sometimes, but hitting the right arrow doesn't skip the video ahead anymore.  It's so annoying right now.

 

*edit* Well, heck, right after I posted this I checked for a newer build and am now on 76.0.144.0 and it's working again.  

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Brandon H    2,719
8 minutes ago, George P said:

Have they officially said no Linux version ever? 

not specifically but announced support is only as follows:

 

WIndows 7/8.1/10

MacOS - coming soon

 

and Android/iOS mobile apps are being updated to make syncing compatible but not much else at this time

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Chicane-UK    674
6 hours ago, Brandon H said:

I hope they change their mind on Linux support at some point as I still say that's a huge missed opportunity. If they don't want to upkeep multiple Linux repositories they could package it as a SNAP app or something.

 

Agreed... it'd be pretty awesome on Linux. They're already doing other products for Linux (e.g. Visual Studio Code) - doesn't seem like a browser based on something already available on Linux would be such a massive stretch. 

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George P    5,203

There are some reports that the newest canary build has working spell check for some.  It's still not working for me, anyone have it working for them?

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PsYcHoKiLLa    2,294
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14 hours ago, George P said:

Have they officially said no Linux version ever?  Or just that it's not in the plan right now?  Because I can see them releasing one later, maybe going off of the macOS version which is probably a good starting point code wise compared to the Windows version.   They'll have to add more features before they should expand it to more platforms.

 

Speaking of which, anyone on the newest Canary build?  76.0.141.0?   My youtube kb controls are borked with this version it seems.  I used to be able to use the arrow keys for volume and skip forward, back.  Now volume works, sometimes, but hitting the right arrow doesn't skip the video ahead anymore.  It's so annoying right now.

 

*edit* Well, heck, right after I posted this I checked for a newer build and am now on 76.0.144.0 and it's working again.  

 

Yeah I noticed the cursor keys issue too, reported it using the tool. On mine, pressing the cursor keys throws the cursor into the address bar, especially annoying when you are navigating a comment you are creating and forget.

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George P    5,203
40 minutes ago, PsYcHoKiLLa said:

 

Yeah I noticed the cursor keys issue too, reported it using the tool. On mine, pressing the cursor keys throws the cursor into the address bar, especially annoying when you are navigating a comment you are creating and forget.

Yup, exactly what it would do for me but it seems fixed now on the newest canary, did it get fixed for you?

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Christopher Andreason    4
On 5/8/2015 at 2:23 PM, BooBerry said:

SOURCE & Credits

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SnoopZ    221
25 minutes ago, Christopher Andreason said:

empty post?

Nearly 4 years old post, check dates first.

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DonC    577
20 hours ago, Brandon H said:

I hope they change their mind on Linux support at some point as I still say that's a huge missed opportunity. If they don't want to upkeep multiple Linux repositories they could package it as a SNAP app or something.

Microsoft already have repositories for Linux at http://packages.microsoft.com/.

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Brandon H    2,719
17 hours ago, Chicane-UK said:

 

Agreed... it'd be pretty awesome on Linux. They're already doing other products for Linux (e.g. Visual Studio Code) - doesn't seem like a browser based on something already available on Linux would be such a massive stretch. 

my thoughts exactly

 

3 hours ago, DonC said:

Microsoft already have repositories for Linux at http://packages.microsoft.com/.

yes for other products as Chicane-UK mentioned but nothing for Edge yet that I'm aware

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PsYcHoKiLLa    2,294
10 hours ago, George P said:

Yup, exactly what it would do for me but it seems fixed now on the newest canary, did it get fixed for you?

Yeah seems ok on build Version 76.0.145.0

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George P    5,203

Build 76.0.145.0 added translator support for pages, so that's one new feature back.

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George P    5,203

It looks like I finally have spell check on and working, I didn't even notice till I typed a name and the red underline showed up.  

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SnoopZ    221

I would love them to change the theme of the tabs as i hate the Chrome look and i want a speed dial like Vivaldi where i set what dials they're without them changing.

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George P    5,203
5 hours ago, SnoopZ said:

I would love them to change the theme of the tabs as i hate the Chrome look and i want a speed dial like Vivaldi where i set what dials they're without them changing.

I'd have to open old edge and check but I think you had the ability to pin the ones you wanted to keep on the new tab page.

 

*Edit*  Yup, you can, so if something shows up you could at least pin it there and get rid of the rest.  You can at least add sites to it though I never bothered with a dial in any browser I've used.

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George P    5,203

New Canary build 76.0.158.0 is out.  Don't know what's new in this one at this point.  I was running into a odd youtube video issue with 76.0.155.0 though, where clicking on a video would give me a video player error.  Looks to be fixed in this build so far.

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George P    5,203

Canary 76.0.162.0, it's a shame these builds don't have a change log of some sort.  So far the only thing I've noticed is that they've added a "Close  Microsoft Edge"  command at the very end of the right menu, that wasn't there before.  The last entry used to be the "Help and Feedback" listing.  Unless I'm totally remembering it wrong?

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George P    5,203

Version 76.0.167.0 hit for me, and I just noticed in the Sync section that Settings is now flipped on when it used to only be favorites.   So looks like they've added sync support for your Edge settings starting with this version.

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George P    5,203

Dev channel update to 76.0.172.0 is live.

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George P    5,203

Canary up to Version 76.0.181.0, haven't noticed anything new.

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George P    5,203

Just got the newest Canary build  77.0.188.0.      Haven't noticed anything new, other than being on the newest v77 engine.  They really should put out some change log for Canary to IMO.

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George P    5,203

Just updated to Canary Version 77.0.189.1.  Don't know what the .1 is for, first time I've seen it used in the Canary builds.

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George P    5,203

Canary version 77.0.190.0 is out,  you now have the option to show icons only on the fav bar, to save space.

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