How To Install LibreWolf Browser on Linux Mint 21

Install LibreWolf Browser on Linux Mint 21

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install LibreWolf Browser on Linux Mint 21. For those of you who didn’t know, LibreWolf provides a more privacy-conscious alternative to Firefox that still offers a good user experience. It is the community-run successor to LibreFox and is a popular web browser in the web browsers category.

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 a LibreWolf web browser on Linux Mint 21 (Vanessa).

Prerequisites

  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Linux Mint 21 (Vanessa).
  • 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).
  • A non-root sudo useror access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install LibreWolf Browser on Linux Mint 21 Vanessa

Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following apt commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install software-properties-common apt-transport-https wget ca-certificates gnupg2

Step 2. Installing LibreWolf Web Browser on Linux Mint 21.

By default, LibreWolf is not available on the Linux Mint 21 base repository. Now we add the LibreWolf repository to your system using the following command:

echo deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/librewolf.gpg] http://deb.librewolf.net jammy main | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/librewolf.list

Next, import the GPG key:

sudo wget -O- https://deb.librewolf.net/keyring.gpg | gpg --dearmor | sudo tee /usr/share/keyrings/librewolf.gpg

Now start by updating the packages list and install LibreWolf stable by using the command below:

sudo apt update
sudo apt install librewolf

Step 3. Accessing LibreWolf on Linux Mint 21.

Once we finish with the installation, we will find LibreWolf in the Mint menu, in the Accessories section or you can launch it through the terminal with the help of the command shown below:

librewolf

Install LibreWolf Browser on Linux Mint 21

Congratulations! You have successfully installed LibreWolf. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of LibreWolf Browser on the Linux Mint system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official LibreWolf website.

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