How-to Install Latest Firefox Browser for MX antiX 14.x GNU/Linux 32-64bit Easy Guide

April 5th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Latest Firefox on MX antiX Xfce Linux

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Firefox 49 Browser for MX antiX MEPIS 14.x Xfce i386/amd64 Desktop.

The Latest Firefox Version Coexist Perfectly with the Others Firefox/IceWeasel Versions 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 How-to Install Latest Firefox on Linux MX Xfce Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on MX Linux Xfce Desktop.

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  1. Download Latest Firefox 49 for Linux:

    Firefox i686/x8664 tar.bz2 Linux
  2. Double-Click on Archive to Extract
    Install Latest Firefox on MX antiX Linux Xfce Extraction

    Naming as firefox because Xfce Extractor Automatically Send the Output Into a Folder.

    Install Firefox Nightly on Linux MX Xfce Extraction - Naming

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Latest Firefox on Linux MX antiX Xfce Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Latest Firefox

    Login as SuperUser


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

    Make a Firefox Directory

    mkdir /opt/firefox

    Move Firefox Into firefox-Latest so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Multi-Version Coexistence

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

    Make a Firefox-Latest Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

  5. Create a MX Xfce Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    How Launcher for MX-Xfce
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