How to Install Latest Firefox on Debian Testing Gnome3 Amd64 Easy Visual-Guide

January 16, 2013 | By Duchateaux.

Install the Latest Firefox on Debian Testing

The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install Firefox Latest Stable Browser for Debian Testing GNOME3 64-bit Desktop.

And the Latest Firefox coexist without troubles with others possible Versions, this meaning that it’s sharing the Default Environment.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the whole Process I have Inserted the Essentials Screen-shots of the Installation.

Inside the How to Install the Latest Firefox on Debian Testing Instructions you will Find also a Link to How to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Debian GNOME3 Desktop.

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  1. Download Latest Firefox i686/x8664 for Linux:

    Firefox 40 i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Firefox Archive and Extract Into /tmp
    Install Firefox on Debian Testing GNOME Extract

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

    Debian Linux Testing GNOME 3 Open Terminal

  4. Relocate Firefox Directory

    Login as SuperUser.


    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    Relocate firefox Into firefox-latest.

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

    Make a firefox-latest Symlink for Easy-Starting.

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

  5. Create a Launcher for Easy-Starting:

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