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Install Firefox Nightly in Ubuntu via PPA


Add the Mozilla Daily PPA (available for Ubuntu 11.04, 10.10 and 10.04) and install Firefox Nightly using the commands below:

$ [sudo] add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily/ppa
$ [sudo] apt-get update
$ [sudo] apt-get install firefox-trunk

Since this is a daily builds PPA, it's nowhere near stable so use it at your own risk!

Once installed, you should find a new shortcut in your menu / Dash called "Nightly Web Browser" (not Firefox!).

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wellington1993 commented Feb 6, 2015

Good tip. Thanks.

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carlotabuchi commented Jul 28, 2017

Followed the instructions as described, but get this:
E: Unable to locate package firefox-trunk
My system is Ubuntu 17.04

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alchemistfrog commented Aug 7, 2017

Works for me on Ubuntu 16.04.

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azhe403 commented Aug 9, 2017

Work WSL Ubuntu 16.04

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Karib0u commented Aug 9, 2017

Works on Ubuntu Mate 17.04, thanks guy !

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marcker commented Sep 27, 2017

Well done.

Still works on Xubuntu 16.04 LTS.


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Zeirus commented Sep 30, 2017

Works on Ubuntu Mate 17.10 Beta 2

Thanks 👍

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hcaucorp commented Oct 23, 2017

E: Unable to locate package firefox-trunk

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ghost commented Nov 11, 2017

Works for me on 17.10.

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iampeterbanjo commented Dec 12, 2017


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UbuntuEvangelist commented Mar 1, 2018

Unable to locate package firefox-trunk ubunu 14.04
screenshot from 2018-03-02 01 53 39

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ivan-sig commented Mar 2, 2018

You need to use "sudo" before the command in order to gain root access @saydulk

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LameLemon commented Apr 4, 2018

@ivan-sig The user did use "sudo" the second time he ran the command as can be seen in the screenshot.

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Gaurav314 commented Apr 6, 2018

Thanks man!!
Works for Ubuntu 16.04.

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heron-exactaworks commented May 7, 2018

Works for Ubuntu 18.4

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vermaysha commented May 21, 2018

Work on ubuntu 18.04

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nordri commented Jul 6, 2018

Looks like only works on 18.04 and 18.10 right now.
There's no packages for 16.04

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ndf14685 commented Sep 5, 2018

Works ok for me.
Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

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trochdewei commented Oct 11, 2018

On ubuntu 16.04 you can use flatpak

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QurLaiso commented Dec 12, 2020

Nothing to comment

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kuohuanhuan commented Jul 31, 2022

Work Zorin OS (Kernel 5.15.0-41-generic)

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