Mozilla Firefox 6 final released

Mozilla Firefox 6

Mozilla has released Firefox 6 final just now and, it seems that follows the rapid release cycle announced months ago (Firefox 4 was released this year).

The most noticeable changes are the new look of the "Awesome Bar" (URL bar) which highlights a website's domain name and the identity block in more vivid colors, and also, a faster "Panorama".

"Developers will enjoy the new Scratchpad tool, which makes it simple to quickly enter, execute, test and refine JavaScript snippets in Firefox without needing to work in a one-line console. The Web Console is improved with an auto-complete feature and the ability to customize the console’s location to save developers time".

As usual, Mozilla Firefox 6 comes with numerous bug fixes and some speed improvements.

How do we install Mozilla Firefox 6?
Firefox 6 will land in Natty Narwhal (it hasn't hit Natty yet, but there is a high probability, if not, just add the PPA) and Oneiric Ocelot via the update manager (no PPA required) in a matter of hours.

Add the following official PPA (Lucid, Maverick)

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-stable

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade