How-to Install Firefox Beta on Zorin 6 Gnome 64bit Easy Visual-Guide

September 28th, 2012 by Regaz

How-to Install Firefox Nightly on Zorin 6




The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 Browser x8664 for Linux Zorin 6 Gnome 64bit Desktop.

The Firefox Beta Version can Coexist with the Others Firefox Versions without Troubles, this Mean that Once Fired Up it Will Just Load the Default Firefox Environment.

More than this Once Installed it Will Plug-In the Firefox Beta Channel and Like Every Other Firefox Version in the Future will Follow to be Automatically Updated to the Newest Firefox Beta Release.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the Entire Process I have Inserted the Essentials Screenshots of the Installation.

Inside the How-to Install Firefox Nightly on Zorin 6 Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Zorin Gnome Desktop.

Install Firefox Nightly on Zorin 6 - Featured
  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

  2. Double-Click on the Archive
    Zorin 6 Open Firefox Archive
  3. Extract into /tmp Directory
    Zorin 6 Extract Firefox Archive
  4. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    GnoMenu >> Accessories >> Terminal

    Zorin 6 Open Terminal

  5. Relocate Firefox Beta

    Login as SuperUser

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    Make a Firefox Directory

    mkdir /opt/firefox

    Move Firefox Into firefox-Beta so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Multi-Version Coexistence

    chown -R root:root /tmp/firefox && mv /tmp/firefox /opt/firefox/firefox-beta

    Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting

    ln -s /opt/firefox/firefox-beta/firefox /usr/local/bin/firefox-beta

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-beta
  6. Create an Firefox Launcher for Zorin 6 Gnome

    Zorin6 GnoMenu Launcher
    Firefox Nightly Zorin Custom Launcher
  7. How-to Install Evernote on Linux Zorin:

    Installing Evernote for Zorin
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