Firefox

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Using Firefox in Kicksecure.

Kicksecure is not officially associated with Mozilla Firefox. See Disclaimer.

Stable Version[edit]

Firefox Extended Support Release (ESR) is installed by default in Kicksecure. It is installed from Debian packages sources.

Other Versions[edit]

Rapid Release[edit]

For information on how to get the rapid release version of Firefox, please press Expand on the right.

Installation[edit]

One option might be to install the rapid release version of Firefox using might be using flatpak from flathub. Special instructions are also required in this case.

Install org.mozilla.firefox via flatpak.

1. Select your platform.

A : Kicksecure

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Kicksecure

2. Add flathub repository.

Follow the instructions to Enable Flathub Repository The Web Archive Onion Version .

3. Install the flatpak org.mozilla.firefox package.

flatpak install flathub org.mozilla.firefox

4. Done.

The procedure of installing org.mozilla.firefox is complete.

5. Upgrades notice.

Note: this procedure will not keep the software up-to-date. How to update installation installed by flatpak is also documented on the Operating System Software and Updates wiki page.

B : Kicksecure-Qubes Template

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Kicksecure-Qubes Template (kicksecure-17)

2. Add flathub repository.

Follow the instructions to Enable Flathub Repository The Web Archive Onion Version .

3. Install the flatpak org.mozilla.firefox package.

http_proxy=http://127.0.0.1:8082 https_proxy=$http_proxy flatpak install flathub org.mozilla.firefox

4. Done.

The procedure of installing org.mozilla.firefox is complete.

5. Upgrades notice.

Note: this procedure will not keep the software up-to-date. How to update installation installed by flatpak is also documented on the Operating System Software and Updates wiki page.

C : Kicksecure-Qubes App Qube

Kicksecure-Qubes App Qube (kicksecure)

2. Add flathub repository.

Follow the instructions to Enable Flathub Repository The Web Archive Onion Version .

3. Install the flatpak org.mozilla.firefox package.

flatpak --user install flathub org.mozilla.firefox

4. Done.

The procedure of installing org.mozilla.firefox is complete.

5. Upgrades notice.

Note: this procedure will not keep the software up-to-date. How to update installation installed by flatpak is also documented on the Operating System Software and Updates wiki page.

Usage[edit]

flatpak run org.mozilla.firefox

Update[edit]

  • Kicksecure: flatpak update
  • Kicksecure for Qubes Template: http_proxy=http://127.0.0.1:8082 https_proxy=http://127.0.0.1:8082 flatpak update

Qubes Specific[edit]

flatpak installed applications do not show up in Qubes start menuarchive.org

Disclaimer[edit]

There are two different entities.

  • A) Mozilla: Developer of the Mozilla Firefox browser. Versus,
  • B) Kicksecure: An independent Linux distribution.

Kicksecure is not officially associated with Mozilla Firefox. The Mozilla Firefox logo is trademarked by Mozilla.

Why this disclaimer? See Firefox Potential Legal Risk.

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Footnotes[edit]


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