Skip to content

Instantly share code, notes, and snippets.

Embed
What would you like to do?
Update Firefox in Ubuntu (download and command line instructions)

First, download firefox. Then:

$ # Untar the download
$ tar xjf firefox-<version-num>.tar.bz2
$ # Remove current firefox
$ sudo rm -r /opt/firefox
$ # Move new firefox to old firefox location
$ sudo mv ~/Downloads/firefox /opt/firefox
$ # Make the symbolic link between the app and your PATH bin folder
$ sudo ln -s /opt/firefox/firefox /usr/bin/firefox
Sign up for free to join this conversation on GitHub. Already have an account? Sign in to comment
You can’t perform that action at this time.