How to Install Latest Firefox ESR on Ubuntu 12.04/12.10/13.04/13.10 32/64-bit Linux

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

Install the Latest Firefox ESR on Ubuntu 12.04/12.10/13.04/13.10

The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Firefox ESR 32/64-bit Browser on Ubuntu 12.04-Precise/12.10-Quantal/13.04-Raring/13.10-Saucy i386/amd64 Linux 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 Ubuntu Linux Unity Desktop.

Install the Latest Firefox ESR on Ubuntu 12.04-Precise/12.10-Quantal/13.04-Raring/13.10-Saucy - Featured
  1. Download Latest Firefox ESR for Linux

    Firefox ESR i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ctrl+Alt+T

    Install the Latest Firefox ESR on Ubuntu 12.04-Precise/12.10-Quantal/13.04-Raring/13.10-Saucy - Open Terminal
  3. Relocate Firefox Directory

    Login as SuperUser

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    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
    exit

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-esr
  4. Create a Unity Firefox Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    How Launcher for Ubuntu-Unity
  5. How to Install Google- Chrome Browser on Ubuntu Linux

    Installing Chrome for Ubuntu

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