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

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

Install the Latest Firefox ESR on Debian Wheezy 7 Xfce

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

Install the Latest Firefox ESR on Debian Wheezy 7 Xfce - Featured
  1. Download Latest Firefox ESR for Linux

    Firefox ESR i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

     - XArchiver Firefox ESR Extraction - 1
     - XArchiver Firefox ESR Extraction - 2
  3. 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

  4. Create a Xfce Firefox Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    How Launcher for Debian-Xfce
  5. How to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Linux Debian

    Installing Chrome for Debian

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