Howto: Installing Firefox 5 on Ubuntu 11.04 | Linux

Hello,

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 http://ppa.launchpad.net/mozillateam/firefox-stable/ubuntu natty main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/mozillateam/firefox-stable/ubuntu natty main” >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mozilla-firefox.list

OR

[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 🙂

Howto: Installing Firefox 5 on Fedora 15 | Linux

Hello Friends,

Today I am posting a Trick to Install Firefox 5 on Your Linux Box.

I have Successfully tested this trick on Fedora 15.

Before Following This trick i would like to tell you that, We’ll use Non-Standard Repository for this, Non-Standard means this repository is not from any official Fedora or Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

If you are sure and you want to perform this then Please take a back up of your all Mozilla Firefox’s Current Version, like BookMarks and all that stuff.

So You have to Use this on your own risk. If you are not ready to take the risk then Don’t move ahead.

Fedora 14 and Fedora 13 Users can also Install Firefox 5 by using same method but for the same Fedora 13 and Fedora 14 users have to install following RPMs, It might work or not, I haven’t tested this but should work.

RPM To Install Firefox 5 on Fedora 13 :-  http://rpms.famillecollet.com/remi-release-13.rpm

 

 

RPM To Install Firefox 5 on Fedora 14 :-  http://rpms.famillecollet.com/remi-release-14.rpm

Perform 5 following steps to Install Firefox 5 on Fedora 15 :-

1) You need to be root to perform this howto. No Need to Switch to GUI, You can use su – and sudo also.

2) Open Your Terminal. ( Applications -> System Tools -> Terminal )

3) Now Execute Following Command on your Terminal.
rpm -ivh http://rpms.famillecollet.com/remi-release-15.rpm

4) Now Execute Following Command on Your Terminal
yum update firefox –enablerepo=remi ( Two hyphens here with space (- -enablerepo)

OR

yum install firefox –enablerepo=remi ( Two hyphens here with space (- -enablerepo)

If you want to install without asking anything then execute Following command :-
yum -y update firefox –enablerepo=remi ( Two hyphens here with space (- -enablerepo)

OR

yum -y install firefox –enablerepo=remi ( Two hyphens here with space (- -enablerepo)

5) To Start Using Firefox 5, Go to Applications -> Internet -> Firefox

That’s it for Fedora 15 .

To Install Firefox 6 On RHEL Post will come soon as soon as possible.

Hope You all like it. IF you are facing error or issue then do let me know for the same through comments i will try to help you out.

Waiting for your Comment :)

Enjoy Firefox 5 on Linux :) Enjoy Browsing on Linux :) Enjoy Linux :) Enjoy Open Source :)