Install Swiftfox on #! Crunchbang


If you want a bit of speed to your browsing now that Firefox has gone all bloated and slow, try Swiftfox.

Just download your desired version, I chose the i686 for my old AMD Mobile Sempron:

Now you need to get a dependency: (libxp6)
sudo apt-get install libxp6

Then install the Swiftfox .deb file: (mine was downloaded to my “downloads” directory)
cd downloads

Change the next command to suit your Swiftfox build:
sudo dpkg -i swiftfox_3.6.0-1_i686.deb

That’s it, you can now run Swiftfox with the command:

As it reads from the standard Mozilla directory, all your bookmarks etc for Iceweasel will also be available.


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