Install Mozilla Firefox 20 on Linux Mint 13 / Linux Mint 14

Mozilla FirefoxFirefox 20 has been already out and it is available for Linux Mint 14 via ppa repository. Source code is available in over 70 languages which includes fully localized and testing localized version.

Below are some of the new features in Firefox 20.

  • Per-window Private Browsing.
  • New download experience.
  • Ability to close hanging plugins, without the browser hanging
  • Continued performance improvements around common browser tasks
  • New JavaScript Profiler tool

More Features

Here is the tutorial about installing Firefox 20 on Linux Mint 14.

Step 1: Open Terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T).

Step 2: Update repository.

[email protected]~/$ sudo apt-get update

Step 3: Install Firefox.

[email protected]~/$ sudo apt-get install firefox

Step 4: Start Firefox.

[email protected]~/$ firefox

Confirm the Firefox version by going to Help —–> About Firefox.

That’s All.


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  • Yvonne

    I know this isnt’ a recent post, but wanted to say thanks! I’m a brand new to Linux and downloaded Mint 13 yesterday. I couldn’t figure out how to update Firefox for the life of me. This was SO simple–I really appreciate you sharing this!