Since Firebug is an extension of Firefox, you'll need to first install Firefox. You can download it for free at http://getfirefox.com. After that, Firebug can be freely downloaded at http://getfirebug.com. When you click on the link to download Firebug, Firefox will prompt you with a message asking if you wish to install the plugin. After installing, all you have to do is restart Firefox and you'll be good to go.