How to Install Latest Firefox Browser 64-bit on Linux Debian 8 Jessie Amd64 Lxde Easy Visual-Guide

January 16, 2013 | By Regaz.

The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Firefox x8664 Browser for Debian 8 Jessie 64-bit Lxde Desktop.

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

So to make easier the Visualization of the whole process the Guide includes the essential Screenshots.

Inside you find also detailed instructions about How to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Debian Linux Lxde Desktop.

Step-by-step Install Latest Firefox in Debian Buster 10 GNU/Linux
  1. Download Latest Firefox Stable for Linux:

    Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
  • Right-Click > Open with XArchiver

    Then Extract into /tmp.

    Install Firefox Nightly on Debian Lxde Extraction

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

    Debian Linux Wheezy Lxde Open Terminal
  • 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

  • Create a KDE4 Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    How Launcher for Debian-Lxde

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