How To Install Firefox 38 Beta On Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Firefox 37.0.1 has been recently released and the development of Firefox 38 has already started, the first beta being released.

Among others, Firefox 38 Beta comes with a new Preferences page, which opens in a new tab just like Chrome’s Preferences page, full support for HD HTML5 playback on YouTube has been implemented, allowing the users to watch 720p videos on YouTube, support for playing 4K videos has been implemented and a new Reading List for tracking all your favorite sites and blogs have been created.

According to Mozilla, Firefox 38 stable will be released on the 12th on May, 2015.

How To Install Firefox 38 Beta On Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 And Derivative Systems

How To Install Firefox 38 Beta On Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 And Derivative Systems

To install and test Firefox 38 Beta on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2 and other Ubuntu derivative systems, you have to add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the firefox package. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/mozilla
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install firefox

Optional, to remove firefox, do:

$ sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
$ sudo ppa-purge ppa:ricotz/mozilla

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