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.

  • So, why don't you install updates offered by the update manager? Jan 17, 2014 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
    – Zammuuz
    Jan 17, 2014 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.

  • that worked and now my ff is v26
    – Zammuuz
    Jan 17, 2014 at 9:26

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