Howto: Installing Firefox 5 on Ubuntu 11.04 | Linux


This is a post to update Firefox on Ubuntu 11.04.

It is very fast upgrade version from Firefox i think so, But anyways we like updates because update comes with some new feature and always for me New Release is exciting. I Hope Firefox 5 will not disappoint as Fedora 15 with Gnome 3 Does.

Before Following this post i would like to mention following things :-

1) Make sure Make sure you want to continue with Firefox 5 may be there are some bugs also not sure !!!!.

2) First Prepare a list of your Favorite Add-Ons

3) Before Updating/Upgrading it make sure those add-ons are available on Firefox 5.

4) Take a Backup of your BookMarks

In Very Few steps we will able to update Firefox 5 on Ubuntu 11.04

Please perform following steps to Install Firefox 5 on Ubnutu 11.04 :-

1) Make sure your Internet is working

2) Please change your user to root

[tejasbarot@tejasbarot-ahmedabad-linux]# su –

3) Execute Following command on your Ubuntu 11.04

[root@tejasbarot-ahmedabad-linux]# echo “deb natty main
deb-src natty main” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mozilla-firefox.list


[root@tejasbarot-ahmedabad-linux]# add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-stable

4) Now Just Execute following command as root :-

[root@tejasbarot-ahmedabad-linux]# apt-get update firefox

If above command doesn’t work for you then Execute Following command:-

[root@tejasbarot-ahmedabad-linux]# apt-get install firefox # For Me this command works not update or upgrade

5) Now when it Ask a Question for Yes/No then Provide Yes If you want to Continue and No If you Don’t want to continue.

That’s it.

Shortly I am going to post How to for Installing Firefox 5 on Fedora 15. Keep Visiting Blog.

I Hope it helps to some body. Let me have some feedback guys.

Enjoy Linux 🙂 Enjoy Open Source 🙂 Enjoy Ubuntu 🙂 Enjoy Browsing with Firefox 5 🙂