How to Install Latest Firefox on LXLE 12.04 LTS Guide

May 25, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

GNU/Linux LXLE 12.04 Installing Latest Firefox Guide

The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Firefox Browser for Linux LXLE 12.04 LTS Lxde 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, 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 Linux Desktop.

How to Install Latest Firefox on LXLE 12.04 LTS 32-64bit Linux Easy Visual-Guide
  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 LXLE 12.04 LTS - Ubuntu Extraction

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

    Install the Latest Firefox on Linux LXLE 12.04 LTS - Mate Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox DirectoryLogin as SuperUser

    sudo 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 && 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
  5. Create a Firefox App Launcher on LXLE Menu

    How Launcher for LXLE Menu

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