Mozilla Firefox for Linux 53.0.3 Fileforum Pick

4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 (1062 votes)

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Linux / Freeware / 107,032 downloads

Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source Web browser descended from the Mozilla Application Suite and managed by Mozilla Corporation. Firefox is the second most widely used browser.

To display web pages, Firefox uses the Gecko layout engine, which implements most current web standards in addition to several features that are intended to anticipate likely additions to the standards.

Reviews of Mozilla Firefox for Linux

  1. 3 out of 5 stars
    SineWave

    Reviewing 51.0.1 (Jan 29, 2017)

    I've been using Firefox for many years, first in Windows XP and then in Debian. At some point betas as well as normal releases became too unstable for me to use so I started using ESR versions. Now even ESR versions seem like betas. Something is just not right with Firefox any more. It lags in about everything you do with it, but I'm so dependent on it. Sad. It must be overbloated with trashy code, I don't see any other reason why it is so laggy. And in the mean time I changed three PCs in the last 10 years. The one I have now is far more powerful than the first one. Mozilla, please hire some better coders and/or make a new browser from the ground up. This is going nowhere and I'm considering using alternatives. You've lost so many users in the last 10 years and it is perfectly understandable why. It' a shame though because we do need an open source browser. Good luck! Can't give you more than 3 stars and that is for the effort. Your programmers suck big time.

  2. 4 out of 5 stars
    tontito

    Reviewing 7.0 Alpha 1 (Nightly Build) (May 27, 2011)

    Do they really need to different versions for alpha builds?...

  3. 5 out of 5 stars
    Alpha258

    Reviewing 4.0 (Mar 22, 2011)

    Use the PPA for Ubuntu if you want to get the latest stable version in your updates.

    Open Ubuntu Software Center>> Edit>> Software Sources...

    Click Other Software tab and click Add.

    Then just paste:

    ppa:mozillateam/firefox-stable

    Click close. Open your Update Manager and you can upgrade from 3.6 to version 4.0. Sweet!!

  4. 5 out of 5 stars
    Aegis69

    Reviewing 4.0 Beta 10 (Jan 25, 2011)

    If you are 64bit Linux this link will give you a 32 bit version which will run, but none of your plugins will work. For a 64 bit version, check here;

    http://nightly.mozilla.org/

    Incidentally I'm on FF4 on Ubuntu64 and its literally 60% faster than FF3.6, really really amazing improvement.

  5. 5 out of 5 stars
    roj

    Reviewing 3.6.6 (Jul 9, 2010)

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