In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Mozilla Firefox on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Firefox is the default web browser in a number of Linux distributions and Ubuntu is one of them. Firefox comes preinstalled in Ubuntu unless you are using Ubuntu minimal version. Some of the outstanding features in this release are the new Firefox Privacy Protection Report and a secure password generation with Lockwise.
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 through the step-by-step installation Firefox browser on a Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver server.
Install Mozilla Firefox on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver
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 snapd snapd-xdg-open
Step 2. Installing Mozilla Firefox on Ubuntu 18.04.
To install Firefox on Ubuntu OS, run the following command:
sudo snap install firefox
Once installed, We verify the installation and check the version of Mozilla Firefox using the following command:
Step 3. Accessing Firefox.
Now launch the firefox browser by visiting Activities -> type “
mozilla firefox” or run the following command in the terminal:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Firefox. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Mozilla Firefox browser on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Firefox website.