How to Install Latest Firefox ESR on Debian Wheezy 7 32/64-bit KDE Linux Easy Guide

December 28, 2013 | By Stalker | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install the Latest Firefox ESR on Debian Wheezy 7 KDE

The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Firefox ESR 32/64-bit Browser on Debian Linux 7 Wheezy KDE i686/x8664 Desktop.

Mozilla Firefox Extended Support Release 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 Once Fired Up it Will Simply Follow to Load the Existing Default Firefox Environment.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the whole 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 ESR Browser on Debian Linux KDE Desktop.

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  1. Download Latest Firefox ESR for Linux

    Firefox ESR i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Right-Click > Open with Ark.

    Install the Latest Firefox ESR Debian Wheezy KDE4 Extraction

    Extract Into /tmp.

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

    Install the Latest Firefox on Debian Wheezy KDE 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 KDE Firefox Launcher for Easy-Starting:

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

    Installing Chrome for Debian

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