Firefox 4 beta 10 is out ! PPA Ubuntu

firefox_iconMozilla released Firefox 4 Beta 10. According to a post in google Group, Firefox Beta11 is expected before the end of this month (Probably the 31th of this month), while the final release will come before the end of February.


“Firefox 4 Beta contains huge performance enhancements, including our brand new JägerMonkey JavaScript engine. From faster start up times and graphics rendering to improved page load speed, you’ll notice the difference instantly.” Find more in Mozilla website 

What’s New in this Firefox 4 Beta10

  • Compatibilty and stability improvements when using Adobe Flash on Mac OS X
  • Improvements in memory usage
  • Support for a graphics driver blacklist to improve stability
  • See the complete changelist from the previous beta

Installation in Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat :

Open terminal and enter the following commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install firefox-4.0
Usefull Links: Firefox, H-Online
  • http://enteryoursiteURL... Powerfeniks

    Sorry but from thys repo you can only install Minefield4.0b10pre & Namaroka3.15pre no proper firefox4.0b10

  • Essomon

    Something is a bit wonky with the PPA, I haven’t gotten a new daily for FF4 in a week now???? Anyone know what’s up?

  • Anonymous

    this installs 3.6 and minefield 12

  • Anish

    thanks for the news.I tried firefox4 which was launched recently and found it faster with good features.