Firefox 3.5 on Jaunty 9.04

Asked by New2Ubuntu

everyone's talking about when they will get firefox 3.5 as an update. i've been waiting patiently and today my update manager flashed up with what I thought was FF 3.5. i installed all the defaults expecting to get a message to close FF and re-start. nothing has happened. i've restarted my machine and I'm still running FF 3. was the update manager a pre-release or something and we will get something soon. can anyone help? it's frustrating as I run MS as well and I've managed to upgrade to FF 3.5 with no problems with days of FF releasing the new version

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actionparsnip (andrew-woodhead666) said :

sudo apt-get install firefox-3.5

It is a seperate app in Jaunty and not an upgrade

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Best arochester (arochester) said :

You can get Firefox 3.5.1 by using the script called Ubuntuzilla from here:

Page down to "Installation".

I have a 32 bit machine so the operations are - download the .deb, right click it and install, then run the command (in a Terminal): -a install -p firefox

and answer the questions...

You can get updates through Help>Check for updates by starting Firefox with the command:
gksudo Firefox

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New2Ubuntu (homegrownchillies) said :

great. i tried this and it worked. many thanks for your help!