January 16, 2013 | By Regaz.
Install the Latest Firefox Debian Jessie 8 Xfce
The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Firefox x8664 Browser for Debian 8 Jessie 64-bit Xfce 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 the How to Install the Latest Firefox Debian Jessie 8 Xfce Instructions you will Find also a Link to How to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Debian Linux Xfce Desktop.
Download Latest Firefox Stable for Linux:
Double-Click on Archive to Extract
Naming as firefox because Xfce Extractor Automatically Send the Output Into a Folder.
Open a Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Relocate Latest Firefox
Login as SuperUser.
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
Make a Firefox Directory.
Move Firefox Into firefox-Latest so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Multi-Version Coexistence
sudo 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
Create a Xfce Launcher for Easy-Starting:
How Launcher for Debian-Xfce