4 Ways to Install Firefox 76 in Ubuntu / LinuxMint / CentOS

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Firefox or Mozilla Firefox is a free and open-source web browser developed by the Mozilla foundation and generally utilized by thousands and thousands of individuals on their daily actions.

This tutorial will be helpful for the beginners to install firefox 76 in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 18.04, LinuxMint 19.3, and CentOS 8.1 / 7.x

This version 76 comes with new features and bugfixes and released on May 5, 2020

Firefox 76 changelog

  • Security fixes
  • The double-clicking Picture-in-Picture player window now puts in fullscreen
  • Improvements to password generation
  • warnings will now appear on saved logins

Install Firefox 76 in Ubuntu / LinuxMint / Debian / CentOS

4 ways we can install firefox in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 18.04, LinuxMint 19.3, CentOS 8.1 and Debian

Method 1: PPA

The latest version of Firefox will be updated to the repositories, just update the repository and install it using the below command

sudo apt update

sudo apt install firefox

Method 2: Via SNAP

Step 1: Install the SNAP store on your system

sudo apt install snap

sudo snap install firefox

Method 3: Via Flatpak

Step 1: Install Flatpak on your system by using the Flatpak setup guide

Step 2: Install firefox using Flatpak

flatpak install flathub org.mozilla.firefox

Step 3: Run Firefox

flatpak run org.mozilla.firefox/x86_64/stable

Method 4: Via Source file

Step 1: Download the tar file from the firefox FTP site

Step 2: Extract the downloaded tar file to opt

tar -xf firefox-76.0.tar.bz2 && mv firefox /opt/firefox76

Step 3: Create symbolic links and set Firefox 76 as default

sudo mv /usr/bin/firefox /usr/bin/firefoxold

sudo ln -s /opt/firefox76/firefox-bin /usr/bin/firefox

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Install firefox 76 in Ubuntu

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