How-to Install Firefox-Nightly 34 32bit Browser for Linux Mageia 1-2-3 Cauldron KDE4 i586 Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

December 10th, 2012 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You How-to Download and Install Firefox Nightly 58 Browser x8664 on Mageia Linux 1-2-3-4 Cauldron KDE4 32bit 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.

Inside the Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for the Firefox Nightly Browser on Mageia Desktop.

Mageia & Firefox Nightly

  1. Download Latest Firefox Nightly:

  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Linux KDE4 Desktop Firefox Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Mageia Linux 2 KDE 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 Firefox Aurora Launcher:

    Mageia KDE4 How Launcher
About Firefox Nightly
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