How-to Install Firefox Aurora for OpenSuse 12.x 64bit Gnome3 Linux Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

November 24th, 2012 by Regaz

Install Firefox Aurora on OpenSUSE 12.X 64bit Linux




The Guide Shows You How-to Install the Latest Firefox Aurora 57 Browser 64bit on Linux OpenSUSE 12.1/12.2/12.3 x8664 Gnome3 Desktop.

The Firefox Aurora 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 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 the Firefox Aurora Browser on OpenSUSE Linux Desktop.

Firefox Aurora & OpenSUSE Linux

  1. Download Firefox Aurora for Linux:

    Firefox Aurora 57 x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmpInstall Firefox Aurora on Debian 12 Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux Gnome3 Desktop Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Aurora

    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-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

    firefox-aurora
  5. Create an Aurora Launcher for Quick&Easy Starting:

    OpenSuse Gnome3 Launcher
  6. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser for OpenSUSE:

    Installing Chrome for OpenSUSE
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