How-to Install Firefox Nightly 58 x86_64 Browser on Linux CentOS 6 KDE4 64bit Easy Visual-Guide

November 22nd, 2012 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox 58 Nightly Browser 64bit for Linux CentOS 6.1-6.4 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 Firefox Browser on CentOS 6 KDE Desktop.

Firefox & CentOS
  1. Download Latest Firefox Nightly:

    Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Right-Click > Open with Ark

    Extract Into /tmp

    Install Firefox KDE4 Extraction

  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 Application Launcher for Quick-Starting:

    Guide to Create Launcher
  6. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser for CentOS:

    Install Google-Chrome for CentOS
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