How to Install Latest Firefox on Elementary OS 0.2-Luna/0.3-Freya/0.4-Loki Easy Visual-Guide

April 6, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Latest Firefox on Linux Elementary OS Luna 32/64-bit

The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Firefox i686/x8664 Browser for Linux Elementary OS 0.2-Luna/0.3-Freya/0.4-Loki/5.0-Juno/5.1-Hera i386/amd64 Desktop.

The Latest Firefox Version Coexists Perfectly with Other Eventual Firefox Versions on System, 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 Browser on Elementary OS Luna Desktop.

Install the Latest Firefox on Elementary OS Luna - Featured
  1. Download Latest Firefox for Linux

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

    Install the Latest Firefox on Linux Elementary OS Luna 32/64-bit - Xubuntu Extraction

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

    Ctrl+Alt+t

    Install the Latest Firefox on Linux Elementary OS Luna 32/64-bit - Mate Open Terminal
  4. Get Installed Google-Chrome Web Browser on Linux Distros

    Installing Chrome for Linux
  5. Relocate Firefox Directory

    Login as SuperUser

    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    Relocate firefox Into firefox-latest.

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

    Make a firefox-latest Symlink for Easy-Starting.

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-latest
  6. Create a Firefox App Launcher for Easy-Starting

    How to Launcher for Pantheon

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