This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to download and install Mozilla Firefox 85 in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Linux Mint 20.1, and CentOS 8.1 / 7.x.
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.
Firefox 85 Started its development in November Mid 2020 and released its stable version 85 on Jan 25, 2021 and it is ahead of its official release date for all supported OS Platforms.
Features of Mozilla Firefox
- Faster Page loading by using less Computer memory
- Smart features for intelligent browsing
- Powerful and new engine for smooth performance
Mozilla Firefox 85 Changelog
- Adobe Flash Player plugin support dropped
- Network partitioning
- Remove all Saved logins with one click
- Easier to Access & save the bookmarks
- Various security fixes.
Install Mozilla Firefox 85 in Ubuntu / LinuxMint / Debian / CentOS
Method 1:PPA ( Applicable for Debian based systems)
The latest version of Mozilla Firefox will be updated to the repositories, just update the repository and install it using the below command
Method 2: Via SNAP Store
Install the SNAP store on your system and install Mozilla Firefox 85
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 version of firefox from there
Step 4: Create symbolic links and set Firefox 85 as default