A Bash script to install Firefox Dev Edition

Although this script is specifically for installing Firefox Dev Edition, it could easily be modified for other apps.

Another post on this blog explains how to install an Ubuntu app manually. While it's good to know what's going on with all those steps, this post puts all of that that article discusses into a reusable Bash script. This makes it very easy to keep an app like Firefox Dev Edition refreshed.

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Using grep, curl, and tail to scrape data from a Web page

Use Linux utilities to automate the boring, and error-prone, things

Linux includes a ton of great utilities that make Bash scripts better. This post looks at how to use Curl, Grep, and Tail to fetch the latest release number of Firefox Developer Edition to automate its installation.

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