How to Install Latest Firefox ESR on Debian Wheezy 7 Gnome Linux Easy Guide

December 28, 2013 | By Stalker.

Install the latest Firefox ESR on Debian Wheezy 7 GNOME

The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the latest Firefox ESR 32/64-bit Browser on Debian Linux 7 Wheezy GNOME i686/x8664 Desktop.

Mozilla Firefox Extended Support is intended for Universities and other Schools, Institutions and Businesses.

The Latest Firefox ESR Version Coexists Perfectly with the Others Firefox/IceWeasel 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 ESR Browser on Debian Linux GNOME Desktop.

Step-by-step Install Latest Firefox in Debian Buster 10 GNU/Linux
  1. Download Latest Firefox ESR for Linux

    Firefox ESR i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Firefox Archive and Extract Into /tmp
    Install the latest Firefox ESR Debian Wheezy GNOME3 Extraction

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

    Install the Latest Firefox on Debian Wheezy GNOME3 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Directory.

    Login as SuperUser.


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

    Make a Firefox Directory.

    mkdir /opt/firefox

    Move Firefox Into Latest so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Nightlies Installation

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

    Make a Firefox-Latest Symlink for Easy-Starting.

    ln -s /opt/firefox/firefox-esr/firefox /usr/local/bin/firefox-esr

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

  5. Create a GNOME3 Firefox Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    How Launcher for Debian-Gnome
  6. How to Install Google-Chrome Web Browser on Linux Debian

    Installing Chrome for Debian

QuickChic Theme • Powered by WordPress