Install Firefox 27 in Ubuntu 13.10

Add Firefox 27 to your Ubuntu 13.10 system

By , ITworld |  Open Source, Firefox, Linux

Firefox 27 has been released, here's how you can install it in Ubuntu 13.10.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.

For 32-bit:

wget ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/27.0/linux-i686/e...
tar -xjvf firefox-27.0.tar.bz2
sudo rm -r /opt/firefox*
sudo mv firefox /opt/firefox27
sudo ln -s /opt/firefox27/firefox /usr/bin/firefox

For 64-bit:

wget ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/27.0/linux-x86_64...
tar -xjvf firefox-27.0.tar.bz2
sudo rm -r /opt/firefox*
sudo mv firefox /opt/firefox27
sudo ln -s /opt/firefox27/firefox /usr/bin/firefox

Firefox 27...comes with support for Social API, that enables the users to get Facebook and Twitter notifications in browser, while navigating the internet, support for TLS 1.2 (Transport Layer Security) which offers some secure encryption algorithms and supprot for SPDY protocol 3.1, which speeds up the load of the pages.

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Additional resources for Firefox 27
Firefox 27 Release Notes
Firefox Support
Firefox Add-ons

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