How-to Install Firefox40 Nightly Browser 64bit on Linux Fedora 18 i686 Gnome3 Visual-Guide

January 4th, 2013 by Regaz



The Visual-Guide Simply Shows How-to Install Firefox Nightly 58 Browser x8664 for Fedora Linux 18 64bit Gnome3 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.

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

Firefox Nightly & Firefox

  1. Download Latest Firefox Nightly:

    Firefox Nightly x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmpInstall Firefox Nightly on Fedora 18 Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Fedora Linux16-18 Gnome 3 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 Nightly Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Linux Desktop Tutorials
About Firefox Nightly
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