Install Firefox 4 Beta in Ubuntu 10.04

Installing Firefox 4 Beta using Synaptec Package Manager

  1. Open Synaptec Package Manager
  2. Click Setting > Repositories
  3. Select tab “Other Software”
  4. Click on the “+ Add” button and type the following in the APT line :
    ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily/ppa
  5. Click on “+ Add Source” and close Software Sources
  6. Hit the Reload button in SPM
  7. Search for “firefox 4”
  8. Mark the Firefox 4 package for Install. Agree to some additional required packages.
  9. Hit Apply in SPM and your FireFox 4 Beta is installed
  10. You can find it under Applications > Internet > Minefield 4.0 Web Browser

Mindfield is the code name for experimental versions of Mozilla for the Linux Platform

Installing Firefox 4 Beta using CLI

Open a Terminal and type the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install firefox-4.0

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