Firefox 70 Released with New App Icon, Faster JavaScript Interpreter

Last updated: October 23, 2019

Mozilla Firefox 70 stable was released with new logo icon, improved page load performance, and other enhancements.

Firefox 70.0 release highlights:

  • New application icon.
  • A faster Javascript Baseline Interpreter
  • WebRender enabled by default on Windows with integrated Intel graphics cards
  • Complex password generation
  • Enhanced Tracking Protection (ETP) enabled by default on all platforms
  • A stand-alone Firefox account menu
  • New ‘What’s New’ menu option.
  • Import passwords from Chrome on macOS
  • More privacy and security protections.

Download / Install Firefox 70:

Firefox 70 packages will be made into Ubuntu security & updates repositories for Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04, and Ubuntu 19.10.

It will be usually available in a few days. Check this link.

At that time, you can simply upgrade to Firefox 70 via Software Updater.

Can’t wait? You can now click here to download Firefox for Linux (64-bit), then extract and run the executable to launch Firefox 70.


I'm a freelance blogger who started using Ubuntu in 2007 and wishes to share my experiences and some useful tips with Ubuntu beginners and lovers. Please comment to remind me outdated tutorial! And, notify me if you find any typo/grammar/language mistakes. English is not my native language. Contact me via [email protected] Buy me a coffee: