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How to install latest Firefox Developer Edition on Linux

How to install latest Firefox Developer Edition on Linux

Firefox developer edition  is the special version of Firefox developed for developer. In this tutorial we will learn how to install Firefox developer edition on any Linux Distro

We have tested this tutorial on Kubuntu 18.04 and it works and installed version 80.0b6 64 bit version, lets divide this tutorial in 3 part :

  1. Downloading Firefox Developer Edition
  2. Extracting and copying to /opt/ folder
  3. Creating a desktop / menu icon by creating .desktop file

 

1. Download a Firefox developer Edition

Just google Firefox developer Edition , you get link or click here Download
I have downloaded file named “firefox-80.0b6.tar.bz2” in download folder.

2. Extracting and copying to /opt/ folder

Open Terminal /Konsole and using command “cd” navigate to download folder and run the command given below
tar -xvfz ./firefox-80.0b6.tar.bz2 /opt
or
sudo tar -xvfz ./firefox-80.0b6.tar.bz2 /opt

3. Creating Firefox developer edition desktop / menu icon by creating .desktop file

Open Terminal and run command
nano /usr/share/applications/firefox-developer.desktop
or
sudo nano /usr/share/applications/firefox-developer.desktop

and paste

Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Exec=/opt/firefox/firefox
Icon=/opt/firefox/browser/chrome/icons/default/default64.png
Type=Application
Terminal=false
Comment=Firefox Developer Edition
Name=Firefox Developer Edition
GenericName=Firefox Developer
StartupNotify=false
Categories=Browser;

then press CTRL+X and type y and Press Enter.

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