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How to install Firefox for Linux on a Chromebook

This guide will take you step by step by installing Firefox for Linux on your Chromebook.

Yes, you can download Firefox from the Google Play Store and use it on your Chromebook. However, you would use the Android version, which is designed to work best on a phone. To get the "full" version of Firefox on your Chromebook, you want to use the Linux version. How –

  1. Go to the Firefox download page for Linux and click the big green Download Now button. Copy the file from your Downloads folder to your Linux files folder.
  2. Double check to make sure it was copied.
  3. Open a Terminal from your Linux app .
  4. Enter command: tar xjf firefox- xx.xx .tar. bz2 (where xx.xx is the version of Firefox that you downloaded).
  5. Enter the command now: sudo apt-get install libdbus-glib-1
  6. Finally type the command: sudo ln -s ~ / firefox / firefox / usr / bin / firefox
  7. Now type firefox to launch the app. Ta-da!

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  9. In the future when you want to use Firefox, open a Terminal and type firefox

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