Firefox Developer Edition and Beta: Try out Mozilla’s .deb package! (
from to on 30 Nov 2023 22:07

Our .deb package is now available for Developer Edition and Beta builds, alongside our Nightly package for Debian-based Linux distributions.


threaded - newest on 30 Nov 2023 22:16 next collapse

There are flatpaks and firefox decides to publish debs. on 01 Dec 2023 12:28 next collapse

“Gee, folks are hating up on snapd! Hah, I know! Let’s make our own .deb and --”

“…but .deb files does not provide isolation or any other sandboxing-related feature.”

“OH, SHUT UP NERD!” on 01 Dec 2023 15:11 collapse

More annoying because Mozilla does publish the stable flatpak, just not betas. on 02 Dec 2023 11:12 collapse

I’m excited for these, especially with them likely coming for stable Firefox soon, too. My $DAYJOB hands out Ubuntu laptops and every time, we have to scrape off the Firefox Snap, because e.g. saving images doesn’t work and the Downloads directory is in some mystical place somewhere underneath ~/snap/. These APTs will almost restore the usability of other distros…