The final stable release of Mozilla desktop and Mobile browser version 15 is now available to download. Mozilla Firefox 15 brings several improvements for the desktop and mobile, which will allow you to have a better web browsing experience in desktop and mobile as well. Check the key features and installation instructions of Mozilla Firefox 15 down below.
Mozilla Firefox 15 Desktop Key Features
Mozilla Firefox 15 desktop now support silent updates which allows you to use the browser during the update process to the latest stable release in the background. So, you won’t longer see Firefox update message ” Firefox is installing your updates and will start in a few moments .. “.
[note]Currently Bananabread demo is not working on Firefox 15 Desktop for Linux users due to missing of compression textures. But it works on Firefox 16 development release. Check Bananabread troubleshooting.[/note]
Also check the full release notes for desktop version Here.
Mozilla Firefox 15 Mobile Key Features
I just updated to the latest stable release Mozilla Firefox 15 for Mobile on Samsung Galaxy Note running Ice Cream Sandwich. This release works pretty good and performs really well with HTML 5 and Flash content. both of them works fine with YouTube videos out of the box, otherwise Google Chrome browser for mobile it does not support Flash content.
You can request the desktop version of the currently viewed website from the menu.
Another way to close tabs by swiping your finger to the right or the left.
Awesomebar shows mostly relevant results for what ever you type, and if not it will take you to search for it through Google, Amazon, Twitter and Wikipedia.
Ability to bring bookmarks and history from other devices running firefox.
Remote debugger is a new feature introduced a month ago which allows to connect your desktop with mobile device to troubleshoot content on the mobile or the desktop. Check this tutorial for how to setup remote debugging on desktop and mobile device.
Also Check the full release notes for Mobile version Here.
Download page includes download links for Linux, MAC OS X and Microsoft Windows with variety of languages.
Install Firefox 15 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin
Currently Firefox 15 is available Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin local repository, simply run the update manager or if you don’t have it you can type the command down below to install it. Also it is available on the earlier releases of Ubuntu such as Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot, Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal, Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install firefox
Install Firefox 15 on Fedora 15 and Fedora 16
Firefox is now available for testing purposes on the local testing repositories for Fedora 16 and Fedora 17 so, no need to add additional repositories.
Also it is available to install on the earlier releases of Fedora version 15 and 14 using remi repository.