Firefox 4 Released, Downloaded 2 Million Times Already!!

The much anticipated Firefox 4 was officially released earlier today. This is *the* fastest Firefox ever to be released and is also the best in terms of looks and functionality as well. When the new super fast JaegerMonkey javascript engine made web browsing so much faster, innovative additions like Tab Candy(now called Panorama) is definitely going to help end user with better tab management capabilities. Not even a day has passed since the official launch of Firefox 4 and look at the download statistics. At the time of writing this article, Firefox 4 has already been downloaded for more than 2.0 million times!!

Firefox 4 Released, Downloaded 2 Million Times Already

Now, if you are an Ubuntu user, you can install latest Firefox 4 from mozilla-daily-ppa by following the instructions here. But you don't need to install the bleeding edge version of Firefox when you have Firefox 4 already available in the official mozilla stable PPA. Follow the instructions below for installing(upgrading to) Firefox 4 in Ubuntu the right way.

How to Install Firefox 4 in Ubuntu Maverick, Lucid the Right Way?
  • Simply do the following in Terminal.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-stable
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
  • Done. You default Firefox installation in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid and Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick has now been upgraded to latest Firefox 4. It's that simple.[instructions via webupd8]
How to Install Firefox 4 in Ubuntu Maverick, Lucid the Right Way
This video here will take you through the different aspects of the latest Firefox 4 release. Also, take a look at our very early Firefox 4 review and these brilliant Firefox Ads collection.