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

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

Install the Latest Firefox Debian Jessie 8 Xfce

The Guide shows you Step-by-STep How to Install the Latest Firefox i686 Browser for Debian 8 Jessie 32-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 you find also detailed instructions about How to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Debian Linux Xfce Desktop.

Step-by-step – Firefox Beta Debian Buster Installation
  1. Download Firefox i686 Latest Stable Release:

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

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

    Install the Latest Firefox Debian Jessie 8 Xfce Extraction - Naming

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install the 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 see: How to Enable sudo

    Make a Firefox Directory.

    mkdir /opt/firefox

    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

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

    How Launcher for Debian-Xfce

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