How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 Browser 64bit on Linux Debian 8 Jessie Xfce amd64 Easy Visual-Guide

April 10th, 2013 by Regaz



The Guide Simply Shows How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 Browser x8664 for Debian Linux 8 Jessie Xfce 64bit Desktop.

The Firefox Beta 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 Debian Xfce Desktop.

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

  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmpInstall Firefox Nightly on Debian Lxde Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Debian Linux Wheezy 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 Application Launcher for Quick-Starting:

    Guide to Create Launcher
  6. How-to Install Evernote Linux Clone on Debian:

    Evernote for Debian
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