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How To Install Floorp Browser on Debian 12

Install Floorp Browser on Debian 12

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Floorp Browser on Debian 12. Floorp Browser is a web browser that has been gaining attention for its focus on privacy, customization, and performance. It is based on Firefox ESR (Extended Support Release), which means it inherits the stability and security features of Firefox while introducing its own set of enhancements. The browser was developed in Japan and is open-source, allowing users to view, modify, and contribute to its development.

Key Features of Floorp Browser

  • Privacy and Tracking Protection: Floorp comes with strong tracking protection by default, shielding users from many malicious trackers prevalent across the internet.
  • Customization: Floorp offers extensive customization options, including the ability to switch between five different interface designs, custom CSS options, and support for workspaces.
  • Performance: Floorp has been tested to perform impressively, scoring higher on Speedometer 2.1 benchmarks compared to Firefox.
  • Regular Updates: Floorp commits to regular updates every four weeks, ensuring users have access to the latest features and security measures.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of Floorp Browser on a Debian 12 (Bookworm).


Before proceeding with the installation of Floorp on Debian 12, ensure you meet the following requirements:

  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Debian 12 (Bookworm).
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • An active internet connection. You’ll need an internet connection to download the necessary packages and dependencies for Floorp Browser.
  • A user account with sudo privileges to execute administrative commands.

Install Floorp Browser on Debian 12 Bookworm

Step 1. First, update your package index to ensure you have access to the latest software versions:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing Floorp Browser on Debian 12.

  • Installing Floorp via PPA.

The PPA method is currently the ideal way to install Floorp on Debian 12. Follow these steps:

curl -fsSL | sudo gpg --dearmor -o /usr/share/keyrings/Floorp.gpg
sudo curl -sS --compressed -o /etc/apt/sources.list.d/Floorp.list ''
sudo apt update
sudo apt install floorp
  • Installing Floorp as a Flatpak.

If you prefer using Flatpak for app distribution, here are the commands for setting up and installing the Floorp Flatpak package:

sudo apt install flatpak

Add Flathub Repository:

flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub

Install Floorp Flatpak:

flatpak install flathub one.ablaze.floorp

Step 3. Accessing Floorp Browser on Debian.

Once installed via either method, you can launch Floorp from the Debian application menu.

Install Floorp Browser on Debian 12 Bookworm

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Floorp. Thanks for using this tutorial to install the latest version of the Floorp Browser on Debian 12 Bookworm. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Floorp website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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