How-to Install Latest Firefox 57 on Linux Mint Debian 2014 Step-by-Step Easy Guide

May 19th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Latest Firefox on Linux Mint Debian 2014




The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Firefox 57 i686/x8664 Browser for Linux Mint Debian 2014 Mate/Cinnamon 32/64bit Desktop.

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 Linux Mint Mate Desktop.

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  1. Download Latest Firefox for Linux:

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

    Install Latest Firefox on Linux Mint Debian 2014 32/64bit - Mate Extraction

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

    Install Latest Firefox on Linux Mint Debian 2014 32/64bit - Mate Open Terminal
  4. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Linux Mint Debian:

    Installing Chrome for Mint Debian
  5. Relocate Firefox Directory

    Login as SuperUser

    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 a Mate App Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    How-to Launcher for Mint

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