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I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and my Firefox version is 14.0.1. Since because of this version I can't install Firebug. So for upgrading it I searched at the Help->About in the browser window, but there is no update option. Then I searched in the Ubuntu Update Manager, and there are listed very many updates, but I didn't find "Firefox browser update". I'm new to Ubuntu, and I don't know how to work in the terminal so I haven't tried that.

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So, why don't you install updates offered by the update manager? – mikewhatever Jan 17 '14 at 6:26
i just want to upgrade firefox immediately for my work to continue. dont have time to wait for the whole updates to complete. thats why..sir i asked for FF – USER5615 Jan 17 '14 at 6:30
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To update just Firefox, you could try the following:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get --reinstall install firefox

I'd recommend installing the rest of the updates at your earliest convenience.

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that worked and now my ff is v26 – USER5615 Jan 17 '14 at 9:26
thank u mikewhatever – USER5615 Jan 23 '14 at 11:15

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