How-to Install Firefox Nightly 58 Browser 32bit for Linux Manjaro 0.8.3 OpenBox i686 Easy Visual-Guide

February 17th, 2013 by Regaz



The Visual-Guide Simply Shows How-to Install Firefox Nightly 58 Browser i686 on Linux Manjaro 0.8.3 OpenBox 32bit 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 Manjaro OpenBox Desktop.

Firefox Nightly & Arch-Linux

  1. Download Latest Firefox Nightly:

    Firefox Nightly i686 tar.bz2
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands):

    Right-Click on Desktop >> Terminal

  3. Extract & Relocate Firefox Nightly

    Login as SuperUser

    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    cd </path/2>
    tar xvf firefox*.tar.bz2

    Make a Firefox Directory

    mkdir /opt/firefox

    Move Firefox Into firefox-Nightly so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Multi-Version Coexistence

    mv ./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
  4. Create a Nightly Launcher for Easy&Quick-Starting:

    Manjaro OpenBox How-Launcher
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