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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.


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. Add flathub repository. [1]

Platform specific.

  • A) Kicksecure ™: flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub
  • B) Kicksecure ™ for Qubes Template (kicksecure-16): http_proxy= flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub
  • C) Kicksecure ™ for Qubes App Qube (kicksecure): flatpak --user remote-add --if-not-exists flathub

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

Platform specific.

  • A) Kicksecure ™: flatpak install flathub org.mozilla.firefox
  • B) Kicksecure ™ for Qubes Template (kicksecure-16): http_proxy= flatpak install flathub org.mozilla.firefox
  • C) Kicksecure ™ for Qubes App Qube (kicksecure): flatpak --user install flathub org.mozilla.firefox

3. Done.

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

4. 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.


flatpak run org.mozilla.firefox


  • Kicksecure ™: flatpak update
  • Kicksecure ™ for Qubes Template: http_proxy= flatpak update

Qubes Specific[edit]

flatpak installed applications do not show up in Qubes start



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