How-to Install Latest Firefox 56 Browser 64bit on SparkyLinux 2.1 Eris OpenBox x86_64 Easy Visual-Guide

March 28th, 2013 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Firefox 56 Stable x8664 Browser for SparkyLinux 2.1 Eris OpenBox 64bit 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 SparkyLinux OpenBox Desktop.

Firefox on Debian
  1. Download Latest Firefox x8664 for Linux:

    Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Linux SparkyLinux OpenBox Desktop Extracting Firefox
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Right-Click on Desktop >> Terminal Emulator

  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 an OpenBox Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Easy OpenBox App Launcher
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