Contributing to Firefox Codebase

Useful Links:

  1. Contributing to the Mozilla codebase :
  2. Simple Firefox build :
  3. Finding Bugs :
  4. Tracking Bugs :


Steps to build Firefox on Linux:

1. One-Line Bootstrapping
You can attempt running our system bootstrapping script to install all system dependencies:
” wget && python ”

2. Get source code
” git clone

* You may get error saying – The program ‘hg’ is currently not installed.
Simply install hg using sudo apt-get install mercurial

3. After successfully building Firefox, follow


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