Firefox most commonly used browsers by everyone and one of the standard browsers too.
It is an opensource browser and it is developed by Mozilla Corporation and Mozilla Foundation and available for Multiple Operating systems (ie) Windows, Linux, Mac OSX. and it comes with its private mode and powerful plugins
Firefox Released its new stable Version 58.0 on January 23,2018
What's New in Firefox 58.0?
- Rendering graphics for Windows users by using Off-Main-Thread Painting (OMTP)
- Copy and paste screenshots directly to your clipboard
- Firefox Screenshots now works in Private Browsing mode
- Added Nepali (ne-NP) locale
- User profiles created in Firefox 58 (and in future releases) are not supported in previous versions of Firefox. Users who downgrade to a previous version should create a new profile for that version.
- Added a warning to alert users and site owners of planned security changes to sites affected by the gradual distrust plan for the Symantec certificate authority
- Implemented the PerformanceNavigationTiming API
- Added PerformanceResourceTiming.workerStart so sites can measure service worker startup time
So how to install Firefox 57 on Ubuntu / LinuxMint / CentOS?
Method 1: (For Debian based systems) Via PPABest and easy way is to upgrade firefox by updating the Repository, it will automatically be upgraded to new version if the PPA is updated
Note: Ubuntu repositories are updated with the newer version 58.0 if it is not working for you try the method 2
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
Method 2: Via tar file -- applicable for all distributionsStep 1: Download The Latest Version of Firefox 58 from their FTP using wget
For 32 bit systems
wget https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/58.0/linux-i686/en-US/firefox-58.0.tar.bz2For 64 bit systems
wget https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/58.0/linux-x86_64/en-US/firefox-58.0.tar.bz2Step 2: Extract the tar package
tar -xjf firefox-58.0.tar.bz2Step 3: Move the Firefox folder to opt