Firefox update needed in the repository [FF 72.0.1 arrived in the repos only the same day]

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Firefox update needed in the repository [FF 72.0.1 arrived in the repos only the same day]

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Saw an article in PC Mag site this AM regarding the need to update to version 72.0.1. When will that be available on the repository? Or, will that linger as does updates for Thunderbird? The lack of compatibility between TBird versions is a serious problem.

This question is regarding the repository - not seeking any instructions that must be manually entered via the terminal or other "workarounds."
Last edited by karlchen on Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:33 am, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Title: appended that [FF 72.0.1 arrived in the repos only the same day] in order to give a hint that post and solution crossed in terms of time. ;-)
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Re: Firefox update needed in the repository

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I just got an update to 72.0.1 on Mint 19. Refresh Update Manager & see if you have it yet.
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Re: Firefox update needed in the repository

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Firefox 72.0.1 is available in the Mint software repos. And Update Manager will offer it for installation.
It has done so here on Mint 18.1, 19.2 and 19.3.
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Re: Firefox update needed in the repository

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Update must be very recent - as in minutes ago.
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Re: Firefox update needed in the repository

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Now if the Thunderbird would also be updated in the repository.
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Re: Firefox update needed in the repository

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Hello, Linux-Bill.
Linux-Bill wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:48 pm
Now if the Thunderbird would also be updated in the repository.
May happen sooner or later.
If you would like to receive Thunderbird 68.4.1 now, then you may do as I explained in a recent post.
karlchen wrote:
Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:03 pm
You might resort to this Launchpad PPA in order to update to Thunderbird 68.4.1: PPA for Ubuntu Mozilla Security Team
You add the PPA to your Software Sources once. You click [Refresh] in Update Manager. UM should offer to update Thunderbird to 68.4.1. [...] P.S.: Yes, I do use the recommended PPA myself.
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Re: Firefox update needed in the repository

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If you're on Mint 18.3 or higher, you can grab the latest Thunderbird from Flathub too:
https://flathub.org/apps/details/org.mo ... hunderbird
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