Firefox 27 Has Been Added To The Default Repositories Of Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 12.10 And Ubuntu 12.04

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Firefox 27 has been released yesterday. Among others it comes with support for Social API, that enables the users to get Facebook and Twitter notifications in browser, while navigating the internet, support for TLS 1.2 (Transport Layer Security) which offers some secure encryption algorithms and supprot for SPDY protocol 3.1, which speeds up the load of the pages.

For more information, see the official release notes.

Firefox 27 Has Been Added To The Default Repositories Of Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 12.10 And Ubuntu 12.04

Because it has been recently added to the default repositories of Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, installing Firefox OS 27 on the listed systems is easy.

All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the firefox package. Like this:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install firefox

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