Firefox 27 Lands in Ubuntu, Here’s How to Upgrade

February 11, 2014 — Leave a comment

Firefox 27

The latest version of Firefox is usually available as a security update in all supported releases of Ubuntu within a few hours of Mozilla’s announcement.

This time, Canonical announced the updated to Firefox 27 in its supported Ubuntu releases six days later since it was released on February 4, 2014. See what’s new in Firefox 27

How to Upgrade:

Firefox 27 is available in recommended repository for Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 12.04.

To get started, make sure the recommended updates repository is enabled.

ubuntu security updates repository

Then you can install the Firefox updates via Software Updates:

upgrade firefox via software updater

You can also use Synaptic Package Manager (available in Ubuntu Software Center) to upgrade your firefox:

upgrade to firefox 27 via synaptic

That’s it.

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