Although there are no official Debian repositories for Waterfox, it can be installed from a repsoitory with APT.


Therefore use this commands:

sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y
sudo apt install software-properties-common apt-transport-https curl -y

Replace Debian_11 with your distribution, e.g. Debian_12. Therefore have a look at

gpg --dearmor Release.key && cat Release.key.gpg | sudo tee /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/home_hawkeye116477_waterfox.gpg > /dev/null 
rm Release.key*
echo 'deb /' | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/home:hawkeye116477:waterfox.list
sudo apt update 
sudo apt install fonts-lyx ffmpeg -y waterfox-g-kde

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When installing Waterfox on a KDE/Plasma environment, it could be that Waterfox's default setting is to use a custom title bar like this:

In some configurations this can look very ugly like above. But it's possible to change this, therefore navigate to More tools > Customize toolbar and tick the check in the lower left corner that says Title Bar:

Finally your Waterfox should look like this:

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  • linux/linux-tutorials/waterfox-install.txt
  • Last modified: 2023/12/04 18:28
  • by Zyzonix