How-to Install Firefox Aurora 57 Browser on Opensuse Linux 11-12 & Milestone KDE4 64bit

November 21st, 2012 by Regaz

This Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Aurora 57 for Linux OpenSuse 11-12 & Milestone KDE4 i686 Desktop.

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

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

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 OpenSuse Kde4 Desktop.

This Installation has been Performed on a Kde4 Desktop but will be Very Easy to Adopt it also on a Gnome Desktop.

Firefox Aurora on OpenSuse

  1. Download Firefox Aurora for Linux:

    Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Find and Double-Click on the Archive to Open Archive Manager and Extract it Install Firefox on Linux Kde4 Extraction
  3. Relocate Firefox Aurora

    Login as SuperUser


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

    Make a Firefox Directory

    mkdir /opt/firefox

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

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

    Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

  4. Create a Launcher:

    OpenSUSE-KDE4 How Launcher
  5. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser for OpenSUSE:

    Installing Google-Chrome for OpenSUSE
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