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

December 28, 2013 | By Stalker.

Install the latest Firefox ESR on Debian Wheezy 7 Xfce

The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install latest Firefox ESR 32/64-bit Browser on Debian Linux 7 Wheezy Xfce 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 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:

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