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How To Install Firefox And Thunderbird Daily Builds On Ubuntu 11.10

Here is a guide to install the daily builds (development versions) of Firefox and Thunderbird. You can install these versions using the Ubuntu Mozilla Daily Build Team PPA for Firefox and Thunderbird.


To add the PPA open a terminal window (press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy+paste the following line:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily/ppa

To install the Firefox daily build copy+paste the following line:

sudo apt-get install firefox-trunk

When the Firefox daily build is installed you can close the terminal window and to start the Firefox daily build press the SuperKey and type: nightly web browser

To install the Thunderbird daily build copy+paste the following line:

sudo apt-get install thunderbird-trunk

When the Thunderbird daily build is installed you can close the terminal window and to start the Thunderbird daily build press the SuperKey and type: daily mail

Suggested packages: thunderbird-trunk-gnome-support latex-xft-fonts

sudo apt-get install thunderbird-trunk-gnome-support

Please not that the latex-xft-fonts package is no longer available.

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