How-to Install Firefox Nightly 58 Browser on Linux Xubuntu 13.04 Raring i386 Easy Visual-Guide

April 23rd, 2013 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Nightly 58 Browser i686 for Linux Xubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail 32bit 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 the Firefox Nightly Browser on Xubuntu Desktop.

Firefox Nightly & Ubuntu

  1. Download Firefox Nightly for Linux:

    Firefox i686 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract into /tmpInstall Firefox Nightly on Xubuntu 12 Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux Xubuntu 12 Open Terminal
  4. 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
  5. Create a Firefox-Nightly Easy&Quick Launcher:

    Xubuntu How Launcher
  6. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser for Linux Xubuntu:

    Install Google-Chrome for Xubuntu
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