How to install the WaterFox Browser on a Chromebook


Today we are looking at how to install the WaterFox Browser on a Chromebook.  Please follow the video/audio guide as a tutorial where we explain the process step by step and use the commands below.

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This tutorial will only work on Chromebooks with an Intel or AMD CPU (with Linux Apps Support) and not those with an ARM64 architecture CPU.

WaterFox (mobile version) is also available on the Play Store:

Please take note that with the release of Chrome OS 89,  the location of Linux Apps has been changed in the Chromebook’s settings.  Have a look at this tutorial, to see how to turn on Linux apps and then continue with the installation tutorial.

Commands Used:
1) sudo apt install libdbus-glib-1-2
2) tar -xvjf waterfox.tar.bz2
3) sudo apt install menulibre
4) menulibre

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All Currently Supported Chromebooks with Linux Apps (Crostini) support


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