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Thursday, August 23, 2012

How to Install Firefox 15 on Ubuntu

Firefox 15 almost release, it still in beta version at the moment, but it will bring new features such as initial native support for PDF files, support for SPDY networking protocol v3, better memory usage for add-ons, and much more.

Canonical will most likely update ubuntu to firefox 15 as soon as Mozilla release at the end of the month, but if you want try it now just install it by following steps.

Mozilla firefox 15 can be installed in ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin), ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot), ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal), ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx).

Add the firefox 15.0 repository
Open the terminal in ubuntu, then type following command

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-next

Hit the enter key and type your password when asked then hit enter again.

Install firefox 15.0 on ubuntu
Now paste the following command in the terminal again

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install -y firefox

Wait the installation process until finish, now firefox 15.0 is now fully installed in yaour ubuntu machine. You'll need to restart firefox for the change to take effect.