I've installed Firefox 52.0.1 (64-bit) on a latest updated Kali Linux machine in a non-root user. The problem is firefox tries to automatically update in the background but fails popping this message:

You do not have the system permissions required to install it.

Here is the screenshot too.


Any Help?

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Someone using kali as a non root user? Awesome. But for once, that's exactly where your problem is - you probably have firefox installed as a root user with other users allowed to use it.

In theory (and I don't use kali, but assume its sane here) you could simply use your package manager to update firefox. Otherwise run firefox as root (eww) and let it update.

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