How to Install Latest Firefox Browser 64-bit on SparkyLinux 2.1 Eris OpenBox X86_64 Easy Visual-Guide

March 28, 2013 | By Duchateaux.

The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install Latest Firefox Stable x8664 Browser for SparkyLinux 2.1 Eris OpenBox 64-bit 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 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

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

    Right-Click on Desktop >> Terminal Emulator.

  4. Relocate Firefox Directory

    Login as SuperUser.


    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    Relocate firefox Into firefox-latest.

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/firefox && sudo mv /tmp/firefox /opt/firefox-latest

    Make a firefox-latest Symlink for Easy-Starting.

    sudo ln -s /opt/firefox-latest/firefox /usr/local/bin/firefox-latest

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

  5. Create an OpenBox Launcher for Easy-Starting:

  6. How to Install Evernote on Linux SparkyLinux.

    Installing Evernote for SparkyLinux

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