How to Install Firefox Nightly on Debian Stretch 9 Easy Guide

May 23, 2019 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | 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 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 so will follow to be Automatically Updated.

With Firefox Nightly you can get a sneak peek at the next generation Web Browser, and help Mozilla to make the best Browser it can be.

Especially relevant: Nightly is an Unstable Testing and Development Platform.

Finally, inside you find also detailed instructions about How to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Debian Desktop.

How to Install Firefox Nightly on Arch Linux
  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 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:


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

    Make a Firefox Directory:

    mkdir /opt/firefox

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

    sudo 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:


    Create Application Firefox Launcher for Quick Starting

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

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