How to Install Firefox Nightly on Debian Stretch 9 Easy Guide

May 23, 2019 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Firefox Nightly Debian Stretch Installation Guide





You are Welcome! This Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Firefox Nightly on Debian Stretch 9 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop.

And Firefox Nightly for Debian Coexists Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox Installations, this Meaning that an Unique Firefox Base Environment will be Shared between All the Firefox Versions on the System.

More than this Once Installed it Will Plug-In the Firefox Nightly Channel and Like Every Other Firefox Version in the Future will Follow to be Automatically Updated to the Newest Firefox Nightly Release.

Finally, inside the Instructions you will Find also a Link to How to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Debian Desktop.

How to Install Firefox Nightly on Debian Stretch 9 - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Firefox Nightly on Debian Stretch - Debian Open Terminal
  2. Download Latest Firefox Nightly 69 for Linux:

    Firefox Nightly Linux tar.bz2
  3. Then Extract Firefox Nightly archive
    Double-Click on desktop:

    How to Install Firefox Nightly on Debian Stretch 9 - KDE4 Extraction
    Decompress Into /tmp.

  4. Relocate Firefox Nightly

    Login as SuperUser:

    su 

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


    Make a Firefox Directory:

    mkdir /opt/firefox

    Move Firefox Into firefox-Nightly so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Multi-Version Coexistence

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

    Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting:

    ln -s /opt/firefox/firefox-nightly/firefox /usr/local/bin/firefox-nightly
  5. Finally, Launch & Enjoy Firefox Nightly on Debian :)
    From Shell:

    firefox-nightly

    Create Application Firefox Launcher for Quick-Starting:

    Guide to Create Debian Launcher
  6. How to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Debian:
    Installing Google-Chrome Browser on Linux Debian.


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