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

December 28, 2013 | By Stalker.

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 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 KDE 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. 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 Web Browser on Linux Debian

    Installing Chrome for Debian

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