Monday, March 28, 2011

How to Remove minefield firefox beta 4.0 on linux with apt-get

Proven to work on kubuntu 10.10 x86

(1) Install ppa-purge to remove the repository of Firefox/Minefield beta 4.0 [1]
sudo apt-get install ppa-purge
sudo ppa-purge ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily/ppa

(2) install firefox 4.0 stable [2]
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-stable
sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade

Basically, (1) is the undo of [3].


[1] http://bigbrovar.aoizora.org/index.php/2010/01/10/how-to-safely-remove-ppa-repository-from-ubuntu/
[2] http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2011/03/firefox-4-ppa-for-ubuntu-10-04-and-10-10-users/
[3] http://linuxhub.net/2010/07/install-firefox-4-beta-2-in-ubuntu-using-ppa/

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