The following tutorial will teach every Ubuntu 10.10, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and Ubuntu 9.10 user how to install the current development version of the upcoming Mozilla Firefox 4 web browser.At the request of many of our readers, we've created this tutorial to guide them with the installation of the popular Mozilla Firefox 4 web browser. However, be aware that this version is still in development and it may crash often!
The Mozilla Firefox 4 packages are available for the following Ubuntu distributions:
· Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat);
· Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx);
· Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala).
To install Mozilla Firefox 4 on your system follow the next step-by-step (with screenshots) tutorial.
Step 1 - Add the Firefox 4 repository
No matter what operating system you are running (Ubuntu 10.10, Ubuntu 10.04 LTS or Ubuntu 9.10), hit the ALT+F2 key combination on your keyboard, check the "Run in terminal" option and paste the following command in the "Run Application" dialog:
gksu add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily/ppa
gksu apt-get update
Step 2 - Install Firefox 4
Hit the ALT+F2 key combination on your keyboard, check the "Run in terminal" option and paste the following command in the "Run Application" dialog:
sudo apt-get install firefox-4.0
When you will be asked if you want to install the Firefox 4 packages, type Y and hit Enter. Wait for the installation to finish...
Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) operating system.
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