How To Install Mozilla Firefox 27 In Elementary OS “Luna”

Hello Guys,

In this tutorial I am going to show how to install Mozilla Firefox 27 in Elementary OS 0.2 “Luna”.

Firefox can be installed easily as any other since it has been added to the default repository.


Open Terminal

First update your system by running:

$ sudo apt-get update

Now install.

$ sudo apt-get install firefox
es@es-lunabox:~$ sudo apt-get install firefox
 Reading package lists... Done
 Building dependency tree
 Reading state information... Done
 The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
 gir1.2-gstreamer-0.10 libpangomm-1.4-1 libsigc++-2.0-0c2a
 libglibmm-2.4-1c2a libcairomm-1.0-1 libatkmm-1.6-1
 Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
 The following extra packages will be installed:
 Suggested packages:
 The following NEW packages will be installed:
 firefox xul-ext-ubufox
 0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 247 not upgraded.
 Need to get 31.3 MB of archives.
 After this operation, 69.6 MB of additional disk space will be used.
 Do you want to continue [Y/n]?
Fetched 31.3 MB in 18min 27s (28.3 kB/s)
Selecting previously unselected package firefox.
(Reading database ... 125088 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking firefox (from .../firefox_27.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1_amd64.deb) ...
Selecting previously unselected package xul-ext-ubufox.
Unpacking xul-ext-ubufox (from .../xul-ext-ubufox_2.7-0ubuntu0.12.04.1_all.deb) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf.index...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Setting up firefox (27.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1) ...
Please restart all running instances of firefox, or you will experience problems.
Setting up xul-ext-ubufox (2.7-0ubuntu0.12.04.1) ...