How-to Install Latest Firefox 55 Browser 64bit for Linux AntiX 12 Aptosid Thanatos KDE4 Amd64 Easy Visual-Guide

April 8th, 2013 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Firefox 55 Browser x8664 on Linux AntiX Aptosid 2012.01 Thanatos 64bit KDE4 Desktop.

The Latest Firefox Version Coexist Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox/IceWeasel Installations without Making Any Troubles, this Meaning that an Unique Firefox Base Environment will be Shared between All the Firefox/Iceweasel 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 Aptosid KDE4 Desktop.

Firefox Beta on Debian Linux
  1. Download Latest Firefox x8664 for Linux:

    Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Right-Click > Open with ArkInstall Firefox Nightly KDE4 Extraction

    Extract Into /tmp

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux Aptosid Kde 4 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Latest Firefox

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

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

    Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-latest
  5. Create a Custom Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    KDE4 How Menu Launcher
    Firefox & KDE4 Desktop Launcher
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