If you want to remove Java from registry Oracle recommends to use Microsoft utility.As a first requirement for uninstalling Java on Mac OS – you should have administrator privileges.Accept a license agreement and click on jdk-9.0.4_osx-x64_ To check Java version you need: The updating process is different on Windows, Mac OS, and Ubuntu, so find a section related to your operating system and follow steps.
While you’re using PPA as I described in installation chapter you can execute update and upgrade commands in the console and that’s it.
Open Terminal (Alt Ctrl T) and execute: If a new version of Java is available it will be automatically installed.
You could switch to a newer Ubuntu version, possibly 12.04 LTS (precise) . Precise will have a newer version of Firefox and will allow updating of the distro Firefox install.
The other alternative is to install Mozilla Firefox. For comparison and evaluation purposes I also run several versions of Mozilla Firefox. You will first have to make sure that you meet the System Requirements (GTK and GLib) for the current Firefox version.
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