How-to Download & Install Firefox Nightly 58 Browser x86_64 on Linux OpenSUSE 12 & Milestone KDE4 64bit

November 21st, 2012 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Download and Install the Latest Firefox Nightly 58 Browser 64bit on OpenSUSE Linux 12.1-12.3 and Milestone KDE4 x8664 Desktop.

The Firefox Nightly 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 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.

Firefox Nightly & OpenSUSE Linux

  1. Download Latest Firefox Nightly:

    Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Right-Click > Open with ArkInstall Firefox KDE4 Extraction

    Extract Into /tmp

  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux Kde4 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Nightly

    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-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

    firefox-nightly
  5. Create a Nightly Launcher for Quick&Easy Starting:

    KDE4 Application Launcher
About Firefox Nightly
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