How-to Install Latest Firefox 57 32bit on Debian 8 Jessie Gnome3 i386 Visual-Guide

January 16th, 2013 by Regaz

Install Latest Firefox 57 on Debian 8 Jessie




The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Firefox 57 i686 Latest Stable Browser on Debian Linux 8 Jessie Gnome3 32bit 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 whole Process I have Inserted the Essentials Screenshots of the Installation.

Inside the How-to Install 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.

Install Latest Firefox 57 on Debian 8 Jessie - Featured
  1. Download Latest Firefox Stable Release:

    Firefox i686 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Firefox Archive and Extract Into /tmpInstall Latest Firefox 57 on Debian 8 Jessie - Gnome Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Latest Firefox 57 on Debian 8 Jessie - Gnome 3 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Directory

    Login as SuperUser

    su 

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

    Relocate firefox Into firefox-latest

    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

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

    Launcher for Gnome 3 How-to

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