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Firefox pre-compiled binary installer for Linux


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Version information

  • 0.3.4 (latest)
  • 0.3.3
  • 0.3.2
  • 0.3.1
  • 0.2.1
  • 0.1.11
  • 0.1.10
  • 0.1.9
  • 0.1.8
  • 0.1.7
  • 0.1.6
  • 0.1.5
  • 0.1.3
  • 0.1.2
  • 0.1.1
  • 0.1.0
released Apr 21st 2015
This version is compatible with:
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Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'h4x-firefox', '0.3.4'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add h4x-firefox
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install h4x-firefox --version 0.3.4

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h4x/firefox — version 0.3.4 Apr 21st 2015


Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Module Description - What the module does and why it is useful
  3. Setup - The basics of getting started with firefox
  4. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  5. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  6. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.


This module provide installation of firefox. It should work on any linux system because it use pre-compiled binary from mozilla.

Module Description

What it does is download tar.bz2 archive with firefox pre-compiled binary, extract it and create firefox.desktop. I use it on Debian with gnome-shell.


What firefox affects

  • Download firefox and extract it
  • Require maestrodev-wget
  • New system icon and app launcher

Beginning with firefox

puppet module install h4x-firefox


  • you can start with just using defaults
   class { 'firefox': }
  • version picking
  class { 'firefox:'
    version => '30.0',
  • architecture
   class { 'firefox:'
      architecture => 'x86_64',

For 64 bit

   class { 'firefox:'
      architecture => 'i686',

For 32 bit

  • language
  class { 'firefox:'
    language => 'en_GB',

Check avaliable languages on mozilla website

  • installation directory
   class { 'firefox':
      root_dir => '/opt',



All versions tested with docker on debian-wheezy and debian jessie.