How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 Browser on Linux Lite 1.0.4 Precise LTS i386/amd64 Easy Guide

May 14th, 2013 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 i686 Browser for Linux Lite 1.0.4 Precise Pangolin LTS 32/64bit Desktop.

The Firefox Beta 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.

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 Ubuntu Unity Desktop.

Firefox & Linux Lite Feather
  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

    Firefox i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmpLinux Lite Xfce Firefox Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands) Linux Lite 1.0.4 Xfce Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Beta

    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-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 a Custom Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Lite Xfce How Menu Launcher
    Firefox & Linux Lite Desktop Launcher
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    Evernote for Linux-Lite
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