How to install firefox 8 on ubuntu using PPA

Firefox (formerly known as Phoenix and Firebird) is a redesign of the Mozilla browser component. It is similar to Galeon, K-Meleon, and Chimera, but it is written using the XUL user interface language and was designed to be cross-platform.

What is new on firefox 8

The latest version of Firefox has the following changes:

Add-ons installed by third party programs are now disabled by default
Added a one-time add-on selection dialog to manage previously installed add-ons
Added Twitter to the search bar for select locales. Additional locale support will be added in the future
Added a preference to load tabs on demand, improving start-up time when windows are restored
Improved performance and memory handling when using

Install firefox 8 on ubuntu

Open the terminal and run the following commands

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-stable

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install firefox language-pack-en language-pack-en-base

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31 thoughts on “How to install firefox 8 on ubuntu using PPA

  1. Hi

    can somebody post the server keys?
    I got:

    keyserver –recv 0AB215679C571D1C8325275B9BDB3D89CE49EC21

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