How to update Firefox on Linux

How to update Firefox on Linux

Firefox is one of the most popular web browser across the world. Mozilla Firefox is available for free installation for the users and it also offers free regular updates. Here we will guide you to update your browser to the latest version on Linux OS.

How to update Firefox on Linux

Update Firefox on Linux

1) On Ubuntu / Debian Linux

  • Open terminal on your device.
  • Type the following command :
    • $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install firefox
  • Firefox update will be installed.

2) On Fedora / Redhat / CentOS Linux

  • Open yum tool / GUI tool.
  • Type the following commands:
    • # yum update # yum update firefox
  • Firefox update will be installed.

Alternate method

Downloading the official setup and installing it is the easiest way to update your Firefox on Linux device. You can click here to download latest available browser and proceed with the software installation using below commands

# cd /opt
# mkdir firefox
# cd firefox
# cp / "downloaded package path" .
# tar -zxvf "downloaded package name"

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