This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install firefox 97.0 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 22.04, Ubuntu 21.10, LinuxMint 20.3, Rocky Linux 8, Almalinux 8, and Fedora 35.
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.
Firefox 97.0 Changelog
- Firefox 97.0 now supports and displays the new style of scrollbars on Windows 11.
For the complete changelog refer to the release notes
Install Firefox 97.0 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint
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 Store
Install the Snap package on the system and install firefox
sudo apt install snapd && 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 from Flatpak
flatpak install flathub org.mozilla.firefox
Step 3: Run the firefox using the below command
flatpak run org.mozilla.firefox
Method 4: Via Source File
This method will be applicable for all distributions (ie) AlmaLinux 8, Rocky Linux 8, Manjaro Linux, Fedora 35, and Debian-based distributions also.
Step 1: Download the tar file from the firefox FTP site
Step 2: Extract the downloaded tar file to /opt directory
tar -xf firefox-97.0.tar.bz2
Step 3: Move the Firefox folder to the /opt
mv firefox firefox97 && mv firefox97 /opt
Step 4: Create symbolic links and set Firefox 97 as the default
sudo mv /usr/bin/firefox /usr/bin/firefox.old
sudo ln -s /opt/firefox97/firefox /usr/bin/firefox
From this tutorial you have learned how to download and install Firefox 97.0 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 22.04, Ubuntu 21.10, LinuxMint 20.3, Rocky Linux 8, Almalinux 8, and Fedora 35.
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