How to install Firefox ESR on a Chromebook


Today we are looking at how to install Firefox on a Chromebook!  We created a video for a visual guide as well as an audio guide.  We hope that you will find it helpful.  Please find the commands below to install Firefox ESR, it is the same as those which we used in the video.

Please let us know if you need any assistance!

If you want to update your application in the future, open a terminal session (like you did to install Firefox ESR), and copy/paste this command into it, sudo apt update && sudo apt dist-upgrade

Commands Used:
1) sudo apt update
2) sudo apt install firefox-esr

Update:  In Chrome OS 83 Linux Apps has an option now, not seen in this video as it was recorded before Chrome OS 83, to choose a username for your Linux Apps,  it is completely optional and you can just press on the install option to continue, as seen in the video.  Please send us a comment on YouTube if you need assistance!

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