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 in their daily actions.
This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install firefox 84.0 in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Linux Mint 20, and CentOS 8.1 / 7.x
Firefox 84 Changelog
- Native support for macOS devices built with Apple Silicon CPUs brings dramatic performance improvements over the non-native build that was shipped in Firefox 83.
- Firefox launches over 2.5 times faster and web apps are now twice as responsive (per the SpeedoMeter 2.0 test).
- Firefox now uses more modern techniques for allocating shared memory on Linux, improving performance and increasing compatibility with Docker.
- Firefox 84 is the final release to support Adobe Flash.
- Various Security fixes.
Install Firefox 84 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 84 as default