How to Install Mozilla Firefox on Linux Mint 19

Install Mozilla Firefox on Linux Mint 19

Mozilla Firefox is one of the most popular web browsers available today. Mozilla Firefox is a free and cross-platform browser that comes with great features. In this tutorial, you are going to learn How to Install Mozilla Firefox on Linux Mint 19.

Prerequisites

Before you start to Install Install Mozilla Firefox on Linux Mint. You must have the non-root user account on your system with sudo privileges.

Install Mozilla Firefox

Open the Terminal application by press Ctrl+Alt+t keys the same time.

Update the apt package manager index by typing the following command in the terminal:

sudo apt update

Mozilla Firefox package is available to Linux Mint users as snap package. So before we install Mozilla Firefox we should install Snappy package manager by installing snapd and snapd-xdg-open.

To install snapd and snapd-xdg-open packages run following command in the terminal:

sudo apt install snapd snapd-xdg-open

Now you are ready to install Mozilla Firefox. To install Mozilla Firefox run following command in the terminal:

sudo snap install firefox

Verify Installation

Now verify the installation and check the version of Mozilla Firefox run following command in the command prompt:

firefox --version

The output should be:

Mozilla Firefox 72.0.1

Launch Firefox

Now launch the firefox browser by visiting Activities -> type "mozilla firefox" or run following command in the terminal:

firefox

Conclusion

You have successfully learned how to install Mozilla Firefox on Linux Mint 19. If you have any queries regarding this then please don’t forget to comment below.

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