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I have a 10.04 desktop that has FireFox 13 installed. Whenever a new version came out it was updating, but after switching the sources list to the archive sources for 10.04 end of life, apt-get claims that FireFox is the latest version. My other 10.04 machines are running 17.

There was a PPA for the latest stable firefox, but I can't seem to find it any-more and some articles suggest it may have been discontinued?

What is the preferred way of keeping Firefox updated on EOL 10.04?

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marked as duplicate by Jorge Castro, belacqua, Kevin Bowen, poolie, Mitch Jun 14 '13 at 6:12

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If you follow the instructions on the top answer you'll get firefox directly from Mozilla, it will then keep autoupdating on its own. Also consider upgrading to 12.04! – Jorge Castro Jun 14 '13 at 2:11
Is there any way to get it via apt or PPA? Our computers are run by unprivileged users, so it would be great if it were part of automatic updates. – Nick Jun 14 '13 at 2:17
I don't see one for 10.04 unfortunately. – Jorge Castro Jun 14 '13 at 2:19
What about ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-security/ppa? Is that supported? – Nick Jun 14 '13 at 2:38

This appears to be possible by adding ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-security/ppa to software sources and running apt-get update and apt-get install firefox. It also works for Thunderbird.

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