So, if you are wondering how to install Firefox developer edition on Debian. Here are the steps.
- Go https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/developer/ and download the firefox-XXX-linux-x86_64.tar.bz2 for corresponding to your OS’s bit.
- Now to navigate to downloaded location. In my case it was in downloads folder. When you unzip the archive, it could be just Firefox folder. Just to avoid conflict with existing Firefox installation we will rename it to be dev-firefox.
sridharrajs@Home:~/Downloads$ mv firefox dev-firefox
Now move the entire dev-firefox to opt directory
sridharrajs@Home:~/Downloads$ sudo mv dev-firefox/ /opt/
Navigate to the /opt/dev-firefox and start developer edition using ./firefox
sridharrajs@Home:~/Downloads$ cd /opt/dev-firefox sridharrajs@Home:/opt/dev-firefox$ ./firefox
Note : If you want to create a shortcut for it in Gnome2 desktop. Read on.
Holding Window key + Alt right click on the top panel. Select Add to panel
Select Custom Application Launcher
You will see a window where you need to enter the location of the installation.