Install Firefox 101 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint / Alma Linux & Fedora

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This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to download and install Firefox 101 on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04, LinuxMint 20.3, Rocky Linux 8, Alma Linux 9, and Fedora 36.

Firefox is a free and open-source web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation. Firefox is a cross-platform browser and is available for Windows, macOS, Linux, and Android.

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Install Firefox 101 on Ubuntu / Linux Mint

The latest version of Firefox 101.0 will be updated to the repositories, just update the repository and install it using the below command.

sudo apt update && sudo apt install firefox

Install Firefox 101 on Fedora 36 / Alma Linux 9 / Rocky Linux 8 & Manjaro Linux

Firefox can be installed on RPM-based Linux distributions and Manjaro Linux via 3 methods.

  • From SNAP Store
  • Via Flatpak
  • Via Source File

Method 1: From SNAP Store

Install the Firefox Snap package on the system using the below command

For Debian based systems

sudo apt install snapd && sudo snap install firefox

For RPM-based systems

sudo dnf install snapd && sudo snap install firefox

Method 2: 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 using flatpak

flatpak run org.mozilla.firefox

Method 3: Via Source File

This method will be applicable for those who wants to try firefox 101.0 immediately without waiting for the repo updates.

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

Step 2: Extract the downloaded tar file to /opt directory

tar -xf firefox-101.0.tar.bz2

Step 3: Move the Firefox folder to the /opt

mv firefox firefox101 && mv firefox101 /opt

Step 4: Create symbolic links and set Firefox 101 as the default

sudo mv /usr/bin/firefox /usr/bin/firefox.old && sudo ln -s /opt/firefox101/firefox /usr/bin/firefox
Install Firefox 101 on ubuntu

Conclusion

From this tutorial, you have learned how to download and install the Firefox browser 101 on Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, Linux Mint 20.3 , Fedora 36, and Alma Linux 9.

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