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Firefox 25

Mozilla Firefox 25 has been released with new features, improvements and bugfixes. See What’s New in Firefox 25:

  • Web Audio support
  • The find bar is no longer shared between tabs
  • If away from Firefox for months, you now will be offered the option to reset it to its default state while preserving your essential information
  • Resetting Firefox no longer clears your browsing session
  • CSS3 background-attachment:local support to control background scrolling
  • Many new ES6 functions implemented
  • iframe document content can now be specified inline
  • Blank or missing page thumbnails when opening a new tab
  • Security fixes can be found here

Firefox 25 has been made into Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal, Ubuntu 12.04 and their derivatives.

To upgrade to Firefox 25:

1. First install Synaptic Package Manager from Ubuntu Software Center.

2. Open Synaptic and Click Reload button to update package lists.

3. Search firefox and choose it from the list, click “Mark for Upgrade” in its context menu.

4. Finally click Apply button.

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The Mozilla Firefox 24 has been released with bug fixes and improvements. The easiest way to upgrade Firefox in Ubuntu is using the Synaptic Package Manager, here’s how to do it in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, Ubuntu 12.10 Precise.

Firefox 24 in Ubuntu

What’s new in Firefox 24:

  • Support for new scrollbar style in Mac OS X 10.7 and newer
  • Implemented Close tabs to the right
  • Social: Ability to tear-off chat windows to view separately by simply dragging them out
  • Accessibility related improvements on using pinned tabs
  • Removed support for Revocation Lists feature
  • Performance improvements on New Tab Page loads
  • Major SVG rendering improvements around Image tiling and scaling
  • Improved and unified Browser console for enhanced debugging experience, replacing existing Error console
  • Removed support for sherlock files that are loaded from application or profile directory
  • Replace fixed-ratio audio resampler in webrtc.org capture code with Speex resampler and eliminate pseudo-44000Hz rate
  • 24.0: Security fixes can be found here

Upgrade Firefix in Ubuntu:

Some web tutorials lead the readers to install Firefox via the PPA repository which indeed is not neccessary because Canonical will update Ubuntu universe repository as soon as a new stable release of Firefox comes out.

1.) Open Ubuntu Software Center, search for and install the Synaptic Package Manager

2.) Open Synaptic Package Manager from Unity Dash.

3.) Click on Reload button to update package lists.

4.) Search for Firefox in Quick filter box

5.) Right click on the language version you want, click Mark for Upgrade

6.) Finally click on Apply to start upgrading.

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Mozilla finally announced the stable released of Firefox 23. Ubuntu users will receive updates very soon. Here’s a guide to upgrade your Firefox to latest in Ubuntu 13.04 Raring, 12.04 Precise and 12.10 Quantal.

In the new release, the mixed content blocking has been enabled to protect users from eavesdroppers and man-in-the-middle attacks on HTTPS pages, the about:memory’s functional UI (user interface) has been improved, the notifications of plugin installation has a simpler interface, and social share functionality has been added. (Release note)

Upgrade to Firefox 23 in Ubuntu:

Synaptic Package Manager provides a graphical way to upgrade to the latest Firefox web browser.

To get started, open the tool and click Reload button to update package lists, search firefox in the box, right-click and choose “Mark for Upgrade”, and finally click the Apply to start upgrading.

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To install Synaptic Package Manager, click the link below to launch Ubuntu Software Center and click to install the package.

Click to install Synaptic