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Google tells me my version of firefox needs updating. I tried to download it which worked except it did not update my version. operating system is Ubuntu

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I click on update my version of firefox. It appears to download but then does not actually update my version. the operating system is Ubuntu.

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Ubuntu should update firefox for you as part of system updates

From top left of desktop

System Administration Update Manager check (button) click check button one more time Install updates (button) enter admin password

when complete (after reboot if necessary) exec update manager again, check, check, install

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firefox should be listed at the top in

"Important Security Updates"

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Thanks for that. I did what you said and have found that the version I am running is so out of date, the up-dates can not be applied. I have yet to find a solution roundthat one.

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Thanks, and yes, all that is in place. Unfortunately, I have found that the version I am running is so out of date that the up-dates can not be applied. Not sure how to get round that one.

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This worked for me:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1352580&highlight=firefox

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