How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 Browser 64bit for Linux Fedora 18 Gnome3 64bit Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

November 29th, 2012 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 Browser x8664 on Fedora Linux 18 Gnome3 x8664 Desktop.

The Firefox Beta 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.

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 Fedora 18 KDE & Gnome Desktop.

Firefox & Fedora
  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

    Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmpInstall Firefox on Fedora 18 Gnome Extract
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Fedora Linux16-17 Gnome 3 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Beta

    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-Beta so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Multi-Version Coexistence

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

    Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-beta
  5. Create a Firefox-Beta Easy&Quick Launcher:

    How-Launcher for Fedora 18
  6. How-to Add Minimize/Maximize Controls on Gnome3 Windows:

    How-Gnome3 Windows Setup
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