Firefox 8 is now available in its final and stable version bringing more new features including MapsGL support and many bugfixes (1161). In this guide we will help you install or upgrade your current Firefox version to Firefox 8 under Ubuntu 11.10/11.04/10.10/10.04.

Here are some of the new features for this final release:

To install Firefox 8 on Ubuntu 11.10/11.04, you can upgrade with these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-security/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

For Ubuntu 10.10/10.04, use these commands:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade



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