How to : Install Firefox 6.0 on Ubuntu

Firefox 6.0 has been released by Mozilla today . Minor bug fix has been done in this version .  Firefox 7 beta will be released on September end .

What’s New in Firefox 6.0 ??

  • The address bar now highlights the domain of the website you’re visiting
  • Streamlined the look of the site identity block
  • Added support for the latest draft version of WebSockets with a prefixed API
  • Added support for EventSource / server-sent events
  • Added support for window.matchMedia
  • Added Scratchpad, an interactive JavaScript prototyping environment.
  • Added a new Web Developer menu item and moved development-related items into it.
  • Improved usability of the Web Console.
  • Improved the discoverability of Firefox Sync.
  • Reduced browser startup time when using Panorama.
  • Fixed several stability issues
  • Fixed several security issues


How to Install ?

Open the terminal and run the following commands:

 sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

To localize , run the following command :

sudo apt-get install firefox-locale-$code

Note : Give your language code for $code


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