Install Firefox 30 for developer in Ubuntu 14.04

Firefox 30 for developers is now available in PPA for installation. According to Mozilla,¬†Firefox 30 which is based on Gecko 30, will be shipped this month June 2014. So what’s new in this build and what are the known issues been addressed:

  • Support for GStreamer 1.0
  • Mac OS X command-E sets find term to selected text
  • Sidebar button gives easier access to social, bookmark, & history sidebars
  • Fixes to box-shadow and other visual overflow
  • Mute and volume available per window when using WebAudio
  • background-blend-mode enabled by default
  • Use of line-height allowed for
  • ES6 array and generator comprehensions implemented
  • Error stack now contains column number
  • Support for alpha option in canvas context options
  • With the exception of those bundled inside an extension or ones that are whitelisted, plugins will no longer be activated by default
  • Ignore autocomplete=”off” when offering to save passwords via the password manager
  • TypedArrays don’t support new named properties
  • Text Rendering Issues on Windows 7 with Platform Update KB2670838 (MSIE 10 Prerequisite) or on Windows 8.1 has a workaround
  • Slow shut downs lead to ‘Firefox is already running’ warning
  • Without affecting security, after restoring your session, Extended Validation Certificates might not display
  • Mac OS X: cmd-L no longer opens a new window when no window is available
  • Exit is not always completed when “clear history when Firefox closes” is enabled

Install Firefox 30 in Ubuntu 14.04

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-next

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install firefox
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