Install the Latest Firefox 71 on Debian 8 Jessie
The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Firefox 71 i686 Latest Stable Browser on Debian Linux 8 Jessie Gnome3 32-bit Desktop.
The Latest Firefox Version Coexists Perfectly with the Others Firefox/IceWeasel Versions, this Meaning that Once Fired Up it Will Simply Follow to Load the Existing Default Firefox Environment.
To Make Easier the Visualization of the whole Process I have Inserted the Essentials Screenshots of the Installation.
Inside the How to Install the Latest Firefox on Debian 8 Jessie Instructions you will Find also a Link to How to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Debian Gnome3 Desktop.
Download Latest Firefox Stable Release:
- Double-Click on Firefox Archive and Extract Into /tmp
- Open a Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
- 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 && mv /tmp/firefox /opt/firefox-latest
Make a firefox-latest Symlink for Easy-Starting
ln -s /opt/firefox-latest/firefox /usr/local/bin/firefox-latest
Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with
Create a Launcher for Easy-Starting:Launcher for Gnome 3 How-to