Unable to update Microsoft Edge Beta

Hi folks!

I cannot update the Microsoft Edge Beta browser. Under "Microsoft Edge -> Help and Feedback -> About Microsoft Edge" only the version number "102.0.1245.14 (Official build) beta (64-bit)" is displayed. And when I enter

sudo apt-get upgrade microsoft-edge-beta

via the terminal, this comes up:

microsoft-edge-beta is already the newest version (102.0.1245.14-1)

although the latest version is 104.0.1293.44.

What can I do without reinstalling the browser completely?

Best regards

Hey there and Welcome :cat:
I want to know that have you installed MC Edge using .deb file or from the terminal ?

Hi and thank you!
I've installed it from the .deb file. What difference does it make?

Microsoft Edge is a browser and Qwant is a search engine tho

I have Qwant browser on my phone, its not just a search engine.

I stand corrected. It is just a search engine and I am going to stop using it. Why? Because of this:

It's too easy to forget Huawei's part in Uighur persecution in China.

and this:

I don't trust anything that Macron puts his name too.

Smoke and Mirrors or Hidden in plain sight.

I'll be sticking with Mojeek for now.

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The difference is that to update, you'll need to download a new .deb file. If you want to use apt or apt-get to update edge, follow their instructions for the command line install at Download Microsoft Edge Insider Channels :

WARNING: I'm not sure if the code below will work without uninstalling edge first, so beware.

## Setup
curl https://packages.microsoft.com/keys/microsoft.asc | gpg --dearmor > microsoft.gpg
sudo install -o root -g root -m 644 microsoft.gpg /usr/share/keyrings/
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/microsoft.gpg] https://packages.microsoft.com/repos/edge stable main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/microsoft-edge-beta.list'
sudo rm microsoft.gpg
## Install
sudo apt update
sudo apt install microsoft-edge-beta
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thanks so much!