Some time ago Mozilla officially released the latest version of Firefox with many changes including the interface and reportedly lighter than the previous version. Firefox itself is a browser that has been long enough to be the default device for Ubuntu, and indeed more preferred after Google Chrome users.
In addition to visual and speed changes, Firefox also adds language support and improved content for developers as well as improved accessibility changes.
How to Install Latest Firefox on Ubuntu/Linux Mint?
apt upgrade atau apt-get upgradeIn some cases, the update method does not work (not all). The solution is to manually update it by adding a repo from Mozilla.
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How to Install Firefox on Ubuntu / Linux Mint
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-nextAfter running the command line (supposedly) the Firefox Quantum installation is already successful. Please try running the default browser or Firefox and see the difference with the previous version, is it still the same or have better speed (previous version sometimes stuck/lag when opening browser).
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install firefox
Reasons Why Google Chrome Is More Used From Firefox
Better Update Firefox Quantum
What's New in Firefox Quantum?
- Firefox is getting a major Visual Redesign (Photon project) activated on the Nightly channel and which will ship with Firefox 57 on the release channel.
- AMD VP9 hardware video decoder support for improved video playback with lower power consumption.
- Accessibility indicator will now appear in the title bar of the window when Accessibility services are enabled.
- The browser's autoscroll feature, as well as scrolling by keyboard input and touch-dragging of scrollbars, now use asynchronous scrolling. These scrolling methods are now similar to other input methods like mousewheel, and provide a smoother scrolling experience.
- Added support for Date/Time input.
- Allow users to manage the site data.