Firefox 27 Has Been Already Added To The Default Repositories Of Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

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.

How To Install Firefox 27 On Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mageia And OpenMandriva

Canonical has already added Firefox 27 to the default repositories of Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, so installing it is easy. All you have to do is update the local repository index and either install the firefox package, or upgrade the entire system:

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


$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Also, if you want to install Firefox 27 on other Linux systems, see the instructions in this article.

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