(Last Updated On: August 12, 2018)

How do i install Mozilla Firefox in My Kali linux box?, You have Debian 7 Wheezy with Iceweasel Web browser and in need of Firefox browser because you’re used to it?. If all these are your questions, then we’ve got an answer for you.Rem you can also Install opera Mini in Kali Linux, Ubuntu and Debians.

Mozilla Firefox is the most popular browser in the world. Kali and Debian comes with Iceweasel which is similar to Firefox with very few differences. If you are in need of firefox Web browser, here is a short guide on how to get it working on Kali and Debian Wheezy.
Mozilla Firefox provides the following cool features.

  1. Tabbed browsing
  2. Pop-up blocker
  3. Integrated search Engine
  4. Fast startup
  5. Password Manager
  6. Seamless download manager
  7. Parental control
  8. A lot of Extensions and addons
  9. Automatic updates
  10. Anti-spyware protection
  11. Anti-phishing support

We’ll install Firefox using Linux mint’s debian import repository. First. add Linux mint’s debian import repository to your /etc/apt/sources.list file.

 vi /etc/apt/sources.list

Then add the following line.

deb http://packages.linuxmint.com debian import

Now, do a system update and install Firefox Web Browser

sudo  apt-get update
sudo apt-get remove iceweasel
sudo apt-get install firefox

You can dow disable Linux Mint’s package repository after installing Firefox. Just comment the repository line you added with a # sign.

The second method that you can use to install Firefox is by downloading.DEB package for Ubuntu from Sourceforge

Then, install it with dpkg -i command. For example, if you downloaded firefox-mozilla-build_35.0.1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb 
You’ll type:

sudo apt-get remove iceweasel
sudo dpkg -i firefox-mozilla-build_35.0.1-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb

Another method of installing Firefox is by using the source files. Download Firefox for Linux ( 32 bit or 64-bit) from https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/  in your Language. Go to the directory containing downloaded Firefox file and execute the following commands. If you downloaded a different version change the version number.

sudo apt-get remove iceweasel
tar -xjvf firefox-35.0.1.tar.bz2
sudo mv firefox /opt/firefox
sudo ln -sf /opt/firefox/firefox /usr/bin/firefox

Now fire Firefox up and enjoy.