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Why did Ubuntu did this?!? Every Ubuntu users will be crying after hearing this😭😭😭😭😭

*To all the users who use Ubuntu 22.04 - *
You may be finding a bit of problem with the gnome-extension or your browser seems to be not right. It is slow and not opening fast, right?

This is why it happened. Ubuntu 22.04 has Pre-installed browser - which is Firefox. It is a nice browser but Ubuntu have done a wrong thing!

All the time, Firefox debian package was installed using apt in all the recent versions but in Ubuntu 22.04, it has changed. They used the Snap package. It had made Firefox worse. The snap package made the app open slow and there are problems with gnome-extension.

After hearing this, I immediately Uninstalled the Firefox using the command below πŸ‘‡ -
sudo snap remove firefox

Then I added the apt-universal package using the command below πŸ‘‡
sudo add-apt repository ppa:mozillateam/ppa

Now add these line of code in the given file using the given command -
First type the command below in the terminal πŸ‘‡ -
sudo nano /etc/apt/preferences.d/mozillateamppa
Now you will be in the nano file text editor. After that, Type these lines of code in it. You can also use nvim instead of nano.
Copy these lines and paste it in the file -

Package: firefox*
Pin: release o=LP-PPA-mozillateam
Pin-Priority: 501
Enter fullscreen mode Exit fullscreen mode

Now install the Firefox browser again by using the command below πŸ‘‡ -
sudo apt install firefox

Now see the magic! It will be open again and Your Gnome-extensions will work fine. Try it yourself. If there is any issues then comment.

Signing off,
Gautham G Nair.

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