Hubitat Elevation supports the latest available Windows, iOS, Android and Mac Operating Systems (OS) versions only.
Hubitat Elevation supports the latest version of following browsers:
Google Chrome (Windows, Mac, Android)
Apple Safari (Mac OS and iOS)
Firefox (Windows, Mac OS)
Please make sure you are running one of these browsers on a supported OS.
Although other OS and browsers may work with Hubitat, we can not provide official support if you do not use one of the above OS and browsers.
Please note, we do not support Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer at this time. Microsoft has stopped development for Internet Explorer and is migrating Edge to a Chromium based browser that is currently in beta. Once Edge is out of beta, Edge will be added to the the list of supported browsers.
It's not that we are excluding Linux, it's that we don't actively test use on Linux. We have no reason to think it wouldn't work fine with Chrome or Firefox, but cannot attest to this from our own testing. We do test against the other platform/browser combinations.
I can understand not putting Linux on the Supported OS list. Which distros would you want them to verify? There are just too many of them and we don't want them spending all their time testing. We want them working on new features and bug fixes, right? If you're using Chrome, then would the OS really have that much of an impact?
When Microsoft releases the new version of Edge it will be instantly supported due to them changing the engine used by Edge to the open source one used by Chrome. Nothing will change until that happens, which at this stage is looking like sometime in the early part of 2020.
Lots of EdgeHTML browser users may be forced to delay upgrading to chrome edge for another year or permanently run the new chrome based edge in compatibility mode for an indeterminate time.
Attempting to determine what these users should do if they purchased the hubitat hub when the old browser was supported? Revert to original firmware? Or, return hub for refund and switch to smartthings?
I use Fedora Linux (currently 31). Firefox has not caused problems for me. It just works. Midori is a different matter though. I use Chrome seldom and then only for Google related things like maps.
On my phone, I use the Hubitat app. For other things, I use the Brave browser, the Firefox browser, and occasionally, the Chrome browser. Of course, my hardware configurations may work fine, but other hardware configurations may not. The bottom line: Use what works best for you.