How-to Install Latest Firefox 57 on Linux Ubuntu 12.04 Precise LTS 32/64bit Easy Visual-Guide

March 5th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Latest Firefox on Linux Ubuntu 12.04 Precise LTS 32/64bit




The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Firefox 57 i686/x8664 Browser for Linux Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin LTS Unity i386/amd64 Desktop.

Sure it’s possible also to Install some Adjourned Firefox Version by some PPA but it can’t be Sure that will be always the Last One…

The Latest Firefox Version Coexists Perfectly with Other Eventual Firefox Versions on System without Making Any Troubles, this Meaning that Once Fired Up it Will Simply Follow to Load the Existing Default Firefox Environment.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the Entire 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 Browser on Unity Desktop.

Install Latest Firefox on Linux Ubuntu 12.04 Precise LTS 32/64bit - Featured
  1. Download Latest Firefox for Linux:

    Firefox Linux x86/x64 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Install Latest Firefox on Linux Ubuntu 12.04 Precise LTS 32/64bit - Ubuntu Extraction

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

    Install Latest Firefox on Linux Ubuntu 12.04 Precise LTS 32/64bit - Mate Open Terminal
  4. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Ubuntu Linux

    Installing Chrome for Ubuntu
  5. Relocate Firefox Directory

    Login as SuperUser

    sudo su

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

    Relocate firefox Into firefox-latest

    chown -R root:root /tmp/firefox && mv /tmp/firefox /opt/firefox-latest

    Make a firefox-latest Symlink for Easy-Starting

    ln -s /opt/firefox-latest/firefox /usr/local/bin/firefox-latest
    exit

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-latest
  6. Create an Ubuntu App Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    How-to Make a Laucher

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