Linux Mint 14 Xfce 32bit How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 Browser Easy Visual-Guide

February 8th, 2013 by Regaz

How-to Install Firefox Beta on Linux Mint 14 Nadia Xfce




The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 Browser i686 on Linux Mint 14 Nadia Xfce 32bit Desktop.

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 Linux Mint Desktop.

Firefox Aurora & Linux Mint
  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract Into /tmpInstall Firefox on Linux Mint Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux Mint 13-14 Maya Xfce 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 App Launcher for Easy&Quick Launching:

    Mint-Xfce Launcher Howto
  6. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser for Linux-Mint:

    Install Google-Chrome for Mint
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