Firefox 3.0 (still in Alpha) Installation in Ubuntu Feisty
Gran Paradiso Alpha is an developer milestone for the next major version of Firefox that is being built on top of the next generation of Mozilla’s layout engine, Gecko 1.9. Gran Paradiso Alpha is being made available for testing
purposes only, and is intended for web application developers and our testing community. Current users of Mozilla Firefox should not use Gran Paradiso Alpha.
Install Firefox 3.0 (Alpha) in Ubuntu Feisty Fawn
First you need to edit the /etc/apt/sources.list file
sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list
add the following lines
deb http://gnomefreak.youmortals.com/mozilla-testing feisty main
deb-src http://gnomefreak.youmortals.com/mozilla-testing feisty main
Now you need to update the source list
sudo apt-get update
Install firefox 3 using the following command
sudo apt-get install firefox-trunk firefox-trunk-gnome-support
This will install all the required packages for firefox3
The Firefox 3.0 runs next to your original Firefox and can be found in your menu as “Firefox Web Browser (Development
Version)”.Both Firefoxes cannot run at the same time.
If you want to open Firefox3 go to Applications--->Internet--->Firefox Web Browser(Development Version)
Once it opens you should see firefox 3 in action
Firefox 3 Version Details
If you want Firefox3.0a1 addons list check here
If you want to troubleshoot any problem with firefox3.0a1 check here
How often is this site updated? Does gnomefreak post the nihtly builds as they become available?