In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Firefox browser on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Firefox is a free and open-source web browser developed by the Mozilla Foundation and its subsidiary, the Mozilla Corporation. It is available on Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, and iOS.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Firefox browser on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Firefox Browser on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install wget apt-transport-https gnupg2 software-properties-common
Step 2. Remove Firefox Snap Package.
The latest versions of Ubuntu ship with Firefox as a Snap app by default. To remove it, now open the terminal app, and then run the command:
sudo snap remove --purge firefox
Step 3. Installing Firefox Browser on Ubuntu 22.04.
By default, Firefox is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now install the add Mozilla Team PPA repository to your system using the following command:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/ppa
Finally, we are ready to install Firefox from the
.deb package as we will use the newly added PPA repository as a source. Now run the command below to install it:
sudo apt install --target-release 'o=LP-PPA-mozillateam' firefox
Step 4. Accessing Firefox Browser on Ubuntu 22.04.
Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, run the following path on your desktop to open the path:
Activities -> Show Applications -> Firefox.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Firefox. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Firefox browser on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Mozilla website.