Mozilla Firefox 13 Has Been Released | What’s New

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Mozilla Firefox is one of the most popular web browsers. It’s a free and open-source software. It works on Linux/Unix, Mac, and Windows. Also it’s available for Mobile devices running Android and IOS as well. The Latest release of Mozilla Firefox version 13 brings several changes, improvements to the user interface, and many improvements for developers. Check the installation instructions and the recent changes to Firefox 13.

Mozilla always promises to bring a better browsing experience with every release for desktop or mobile versions. As we have seen since the earlier releases of Firefox for the desktop. It became much more faster than it used to be and it supports the latest web development technologies. Also it brings a better development environment for web developers.

What’s New in Mozilla Firefox 13 for Desktop

  • A customizable new tab page

It shows the most recent visited web sites and it allow you to make it sticky by pressing the push pin icon [1] or clicking theĀ  x icon [2] to remove it. [3] iconĀ  hides all tabs.

Also, you can arrange the recent websites on the new tab page by dragging and dropping it somewhere else.

  • The Home Page

It presents some icons at the end of the default home page to give you a quick access to Downloads, Bookmarks, History, Add-ons, Sync and settings.

  • Smooth scrolling is enabled by default.
  • 72 total improvements to Page Inspector, HTML panel, Style Inspector, Scratchpad and Style Editor.
  • Experimental support for ECMAScript 6 Map and Set objects has been implemented.
  • The CSS turn <angle> unit is now supported.
  • Check the complete list of changes for Mozilla FIrefox 13.

Video Preview for Firefox 13 new features

Download Mozilla Firefox

Download page includes many download options for different operating systems with many languages.

[How To]: Install Mozilla Firefox 13 on Ubuntu

Now, Mozilla Firefox is available on the local repository for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin, Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot, Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal, Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx.

So, you can simply run the update manager and it will be updated along with other packages. But if you would like to install Mozilla FIrefox 13 only you can open terminal and type,

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install firefox

This works on Ubuntu derivatives “Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, ..” and distributions based on Ubuntu releases such as “Linux Mint

or, click on the installation button to install using Ubuntu software center.

Install Mozilla Firefox 13

[How To]: Install Firefox 13 On Fedora 17 Beefy Miracle

It’s now available on the local repository for Fedora 17 Beefy Miracle. Just run the update manager, it will be updated along with other packages.

Or, run the command down below to update Firefox only.

su
yum install firefox

Mozilla Firefox 13 release notes.

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