How-to Install Latest Firefox 57 Browser 32bit on Linux Debian 8 Jessie i386 Lxde Easy Visual-Guide

January 16th, 2013 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Firefox 57 i686 Browser for Debian Linux 8 Jessie 32bit Lxde 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 Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Debian Linux Lxde Desktop.

Firefox on Debian
  1. Download Latest Firefox Stable Release for Linux:

    Firefox i686 tar.bz2
  2. Right-Click > Open with XArchiver

    Then Extract into /tmp

    Install Firefox Nightly on Debian Lxde Extraction

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Debian Linux Wheezy Lxde 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 KDE4 Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    How Launcher for Debian-Lxde

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