Updating firefox on linux
Here's how to set it up: Note: If you use your Linux distribution's packaged version of Firefox, you will need to wait for an updated package to be released to its package repository.
This article only applies if you installed Firefox manually (without using your distribution's package manager).
There are two ways to update a core extension from these repositories: - When we perform a system update, all core extensions are get updated to their latest and stable version.
Since Firefox is also a part of the core extensions, it also gets updated.
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You can also get answers to your questions at these websites: If you have a question related to a specific distribution, please check the forums, wiki, or documentation associated with that distro.
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To minimize the security risk, Firefox should be kept up to date. Firefox and Ubuntu both use the different update and release cycle.
Due to this difference, you may get an older version of Firefox through the default installation.