How to Install Latest Firefox 64 on Debian Jessie 8 i386 Xfce Easy Visual-Guide

January 16, 2013 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

Install Latest Firefox Debian Jessie 8 Xfce

The Guide Shows You Step-by-STep How-to Install Latest Firefox 64 i686 Browser for Debian Linux 8 Jessie 32bit Xfce 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 Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Debian Linux Xfce Desktop.

Install Latest Firefox Debian Jessie 8 Xfce - Featured
  1. Download Firefox i686 Latest Stable Release:

    Firefox i686 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive to ExtractInstall Latest Firefox Debian Jessie 8 Xfce Extraction

    Naming as firefox because Xfce Extractor Automatically Send the Output Into a Folder.

    Install Latest Firefox Debian Jessie 8 Xfce Extraction - Naming

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Latest Firefox Debian Jessie 8 Xfce Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Latest Firefox

    Login as SuperUser

    su 

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

    Make a Firefox Directory

    mkdir /opt/firefox

    Move Firefox Into firefox-Latest so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Multi-Version Coexistence

    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

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

    How Launcher for Debian-Xfce

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