How to Install Mozilla Firefox on Ubuntu 20.04

Install Mozilla Firefox on Ubuntu 20.04

In this article, we will have explained the necessary steps to install and configure Mozilla Firefox on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges. All the commands in this tutorial should be run as a non-root user.

Firefox is the default web browser in a number of Linux distributions and Ubuntu is one of them. Firefox comes pre-installed in Ubuntu unless you are using Ubuntu minimal version.

Install Mozilla Firefox on Ubuntu 20.04

Step 1. First, before you start installing any package on your Ubuntu server, we always recommend making sure that all system packages are updated.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Install Mozilla Firefox on Ubuntu system.

  • Install Firefox browser from Ubuntu repository:
sudo apt install firefox
  • Install Firefox browser from Snapd:
sudo apt install snapd
sudo snap install firefox
  • Install Firefox browser from PPA repository:
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys A6DCF7707EBC211F
sudo apt-add-repository "deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-mozilla-security/ppa/ubuntu focal main"
sudo apt update
sudo apt install firefox

Step 3. Launch Firefox on Ubuntu system.

Once successfully installed, Firefox should now be available in your system Dock/Activities panel. You can also access it from the Ubuntu application launcher bar as follows, or directly access it from the applications listing:

Install Mozilla Firefox on Ubuntu 20.04

That’s all you need to do to install Install Firefox on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa. I hope you find this quick tip helpful. For further reading on Install Firefox web browser, please refer to their official knowledge base. If you have questions or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.