Updating firefox on linux

28-Mar-2017 03:22

Since Ubuntu 11.04 “Natty Narwhal”, Ubuntu will update automatically to the newest stable Firefox version when it is released.

(it may take a few days more, though) This is also valid for Ubuntu 11.10 “Oneiric Ocelot” and upcoming releases.

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Linux users can still use the Pepper-based Flash plug-in included with Google Chrome for Linux.

If you want to use Java within Firefox, you need to manually create a symbolic link from the plugin file in the release to one of the locations that Firefox expects.

To make the plugin available to all users, create the link inside of the Firefox application's directory, in the ", implies either of these locations.

On Windows and Mac OS X, Adobe is continuing to develop the NPAPI version of Flash used by Firefox and other browsers.

On Linux, the NPAPI plug-in is stuck at 11.2 while the current version of Flash is 14.

Linux users can still use the Pepper-based Flash plug-in included with Google Chrome for Linux.

If you want to use Java within Firefox, you need to manually create a symbolic link from the plugin file in the release to one of the locations that Firefox expects.

To make the plugin available to all users, create the link inside of the Firefox application's directory, in the ", implies either of these locations.

On Windows and Mac OS X, Adobe is continuing to develop the NPAPI version of Flash used by Firefox and other browsers.

On Linux, the NPAPI plug-in is stuck at 11.2 while the current version of Flash is 14.

Firefox Stable is comes bundled in most of the Linux distros.