Install Firefox Nightly on OpenSUSE 12.X Gnome Linux
The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Latest Firefox Nightly 58 Browser 32bit for OpenSUSE Linux 12.1-12.3 and Milestone Gnome3 i686 Desktop.
The Firefox Nightly 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 Nightly Channel and Like Every Other Firefox Version in the Future will Follow to be Automatically Updated to the Newest Firefox Nightly 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 the Firefox Nightly Browser on OpenSUSE Linux Desktop.
Download Latest Firefox Nightly:Firefox Nightly i686 tar.bz2
- Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmp
- Open Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
- Relocate Firefox Nightly
Login as SuperUser
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
Make a Firefox Directory
Move Firefox Into firefox-Nightly so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Multi-Version Coexistence
chown -R root:root /tmp/firefox && mv /tmp/firefox /opt/firefox/firefox-nightly
Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting
ln -s /opt/firefox/firefox-nightly/firefox /usr/local/bin/firefox-nightly
Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with
Create a Nightly Launcher for Quick&Easy Starting:OpenSuse Gnome3 Launcher