Install Firefox 9 Final on Linux Mint 9 and 10

  12 years ago

Firefox 9 is available in the Mozilla team PPA.


To install Firefox 9, run the following commands in the terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-stable && sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install firefox ubufox
Ubufox is a Firefox extension that ships various tweaks and extensions.
You can start using Firefox 9.0.1 by launching it from the Mint Menu. You can find it in the "Internet" category under the name "Firefox 9.0 Web Browser".
Tested on Linux Mint 9 and on Linux Mint 10 and there are no issues.
psyckers 12 years ago

This works brilliently and I recommend that now that Firefox comes up with a stable release every six weeks or so, these simple commands can be scheduled in for automatic updates.

ultimatorius 12 years ago

Not working in Mint 12.

Alexio 12 years ago

I updated again the tutorial for the latest Firefox version available from the PPA.

Alexio 12 years ago

Thank you all for the kind words!

The tutorial is now updated for the Firefox version available from the PPA.

creation 12 years ago

Good tutorial Alexio, keep up the good work

linuxfanatik 12 years ago

Excellent Tutorial andv quick too!

alexis_arte 12 years ago

Is very interesting

Alexio 12 years ago

@backtogeek - Thank you for creating a tutorial version specific for LMDE. I am using right now the latest XFCE version of Linux Mint, using the Debian Testing repositories.

Related to my tutorial, specific for the Ubuntu-based versions of Linux Mint, a video tutorial about Upgrading to Firefox 4 on Mint 10 is available on the Linux Mint Community Videos website.

backtogeek 12 years ago

I put a bigger guide up on my blog (repost) that should help anyone that stumbles by like me!