Debian Linux comes with Firefox ESR (Extended Support Release) version, which in some rare scenarios may not adequately fit your needs. The objective is to replace the Debian's default Firefox ESR with the latest bleeding edge Firefox.
Operating System and Software Versions
Operating System: - Debian 9 Stretch
Privileged access to your Debian Linux system will be required.
# - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
$ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
Download latest Firefox tar-ball
First, download a latest Firefox version. The below command will always fetch the latest binaries: