How-to Install Latest Firefox 57 on Debian 6 Squeeze Xfce Amd64 Easy Visual-Guide

November 19th, 2012 by Regaz

Install Latest Firefox on Debian 6 Squeeze Xfce




The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Firefox 57 x8664 Browser on Debian Linux 6 Squeeze Xfce 64bit Desktop.

The Latest Firefox Version Coexists 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 Debian 6 Squeeze Xfce Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Debian Linux Xfce Desktop.

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  1. Download Latest Firefox x8664 for Linux:

    Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive to ExtractInstall Latest Firefox on Debian 6 Squeeze Xfce - Xfce Extraction

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

    Install Firefox Nightly on Debian Xfce Extraction - Naming

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Latest Firefox on Debian 6 Squeeze Xfce Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Latest Firefox

    Login as SuperUser

    su 

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

    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

    firefox-latest
  5. Create a Xfce Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    How Launcher for Debian-Xfce

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