How To Install firefox on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial we learn how to install firefox on Ubuntu 20.04. firefox is Safe and easy web browser from Mozilla Safe and easy web browser from Mozilla

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install firefox on Ubuntu 20.04.

What is firefox

Firefox delivers safe, easy web browsing. A familiar user interface, enhanced security features including protection from online identity theft, and integrated search let you get the most out of the web. Firefox delivers safe, easy web browsing. A familiar user interface, enhanced security features including protection from online identity theft, and integrated search let you get the most out of the web.

There are three ways to install firefox on Ubuntu 20.04. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install firefox Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install firefox using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install firefox

Install firefox Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install firefox using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install firefox

Install firefox Using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Ubuntu. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install firefox using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install firefox

How To Uninstall firefox on Ubuntu 20.04

To uninstall only the firefox package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove firefox

Uninstall firefox And Its Dependencies

To uninstall firefox and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Ubuntu 20.04, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove firefox

Remove firefox Configurations and Data

To remove firefox configuration and data from Ubuntu 20.04 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge firefox

Remove firefox configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove firefox configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge firefox

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install firefox on Ubuntu 20.04 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.