update disabled in linux mint by "administrator"
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What do you see here? https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/see-active-policies-firefox-enterprise
Also, try downloading another copy of Firefox and run it from the folder. It's good to have a separate version for testing these kinds of issues. https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/#product-desktop-release
Mozilla only provides internal Firefox updates for the official builds of desktop Firefox (for Linux, Windows and macOS) from https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/all/
Third-party builds like those installed from a package repository for a Linux distro do not get internal Firefox updates.
In this case it looks like you have Firefox from the Mozilla server and a version from the Linux distro and that updates have been disabled by a system wide policy or autoconfig file. The about:policies page should confirm that a policy that disables updates is active.
This is mentioned in a recent Mint blog post: