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Cannot enable manual Firefox update

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Cannot enable manual FF update option. In synaptic? Help?

This happened

Every time Firefox opened

== FF installed

Cannot enable manual FF update option. In synaptic? Help? == This happened == Every time Firefox opened == FF installed

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cor-el
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If you use a Firefox version from your Linux distribution then you can only update that version via the software update from that distribution and not via "Help > Check for Updates" in Firefox.

You can download and install the official Firefox. http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/all.html

See http://kb.mozillazine.org/Installing_Firefox#Linux

If you use a Firefox version from your Linux distribution then you can only update that version via the software update from that distribution and not via "Help > Check for Updates" in Firefox. You can download and install the official Firefox. http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/all.html See http://kb.mozillazine.org/Installing_Firefox#Linux