How-to Install Latest Firefox 55 on Elementary OS 0.2-Luna/0.3-Freya/0.4-Loki 32/64bit Easy Visual-Guide

April 6th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Latest Firefox on Linux Elementary OS Luna 32/64bit




The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Firefox 55 i686/x8664 Browser for Linux Elementary OS 0.2-Luna/0.3-Freya/0.4-Loki i386/amd64 Desktop.

The Latest Firefox Version Coexist Perfectly with Other Eventual Firefox Versions on System without Making Any Troubles, this Meaning that Once Fired Up it Will Simply Follow to Load the Existing Default Firefox Environment.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the Entire Process I have Inserted the Essentials Screenshots of the Installation.

Inside the Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Elementary OS Luna Desktop.

Install Latest Firefox on Elementary OS Luna - Featured
  1. Download Latest Firefox for Linux:

    Firefox Linux x86/x64 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Install Latest Firefox on Linux Elementary OS Luna 32/64bit - Xubuntu Extraction

  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ctrl+Alt+t

    Install Latest Firefox on Linux Elementary OS Luna 32/64bit - Mate Open Terminal
  4. Get Installed Google-Chrome Browser on Linux Distros:

    Installing Chrome for Linux
  5. Relocate Firefox Directory

    Login as SuperUser

    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    Relocate firefox Into firefox-latest

    chown -R root:root /tmp/firefox && mv /tmp/firefox /opt/firefox-latest

    Make a firefox-latest Symlink for Easy-Starting

    ln -s /opt/firefox-latest/firefox /usr/local/bin/firefox-latest

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-latest
  6. Create a Firefox App Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    How-to Launcher for Pantheon
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