How-to Install Latest Firefox 55 on Debian Jessie 8 i386 Xfce Easy Visual-Guide

January 16th, 2013 by Regaz

Install Latest Firefox Debian Jessie 8 Xfce




The Guide Shows You Step-by-STep How-to Install Latest Firefox 55 i686 Browser for Debian Linux 8 Jessie 32bit Xfce Desktop.

The Latest Firefox Version Coexist 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 Entire 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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