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 80.0 in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Linux Mint 19.3, and CentOS 8.1 / 7.x
Firefox 80 Changelog
- Firefox can now be set as the default system PDF viewer
- Various Security fixes.
- The new add-ons blocklist has been enabled to improve performance and scalability
- For users with reduced motion settings, we’ve reduced the number of animations such as tab loading to reduce motion for users with migraines and epilepsy.
Install Firefox 80 in Ubuntu / LinuxMint / Debian / CentOS
The latest version of Firefox will be updated to the repositories, just update the repository and install it using the below command
Method 2: Via SNAP Store
Step 1: Install the SNAP store on your system
Method 3: Via Flatpak
Step 1: Install Flatpak on your system by using the Flatpak setup guide
Step 2: Install firefox using Flatpak
Step 3: Run Firefox
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
Step 3: Remove the old firefox from there
Step 4: Create symbolic links and set Firefox 80 as default