How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 Browser 64bit for Linux Debian 6 Squeeze Lxde Amd64 Easy Visual-Guide

November 20th, 2012 by Regaz



The Guide Simply Shows How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 Browser x8664 on Debian Linux 6 Squeeze Lxde 64bit Desktop.

The Firefox Beta Version Coexist Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox/IceWeasel Installations without Making Any Troubles, this Meaning that an Unique Firefox Base Environment will be Shared between All the Firefox/Iceweasel Versions on the System.

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

Inside the Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Debian Lxde Desktop.

Firefox Beta on Debian Linux
  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmpInstall Firefox Nightly on Debian Lxde Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Debian Linux Lxde Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Beta

    Login as SuperUser

    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
  5. Create Application Launcher for Quick-Starting:

    Guide to Create Launcher
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