Firefox Nightly 58 x86_64 How-to Install on Linux Kubuntu 12.10 Quantal 64bit Easy Visual-Guide

April 14th, 2013 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Nightly 58 Browser 64bit for Linux Kubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal KDE4 amd64 Desktop.

The Firefox Nightly Version can Coexist with the Others Firefox Versions without Troubles, this Mean that Once Fired Up it Will Just Load the Default Firefox Environment.

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.

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 Kubuntu Desktop.

Firefox Nightly & Ubuntu

  1. Download Latest Firefox Nightly for Linux:

    Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Find and Double-Click on the Archive and Extract Into /tmpInstall Firefox on Fedora 16 Extraction
  3. Relocate Firefox Nightly

    Login as SuperUser

    sudo 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
  4. Create a Nightly Launcher for Easy&Quick Starting:

    How-Kubuntu Launcher
About Firefox Nightly

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