How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 on Sabayon 13.8 64bit Gnome 3 Linux Easy Visual-Guide

October 10th, 2013 by thelinuxevangelist

How-to Install Firefox Beta Sabayon 13.8




The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 i686/x8664 for Linux Sabayon 13.8 Gnome3 i386/Amd64 Desktop.

The Firefox Beta 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 Beta Channel and Like Every Other Firefox Version in the Future will Follow to be Automatically Updated to the Newest Firefox Beta Release.

Inside the Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Linux Sabayon Kde4 Desktop.

Install Firefox Beta Sabayon
  1. Download Firefox Beta for Sabayon:

    Firefox i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp Directory
    Install Firefox Beta Sabayon Extract Firefox Archive
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Firefox Beta Sabayon Gnome 3 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox

    Login as SuperUser

    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    mkdir -p /opt/firefox

    Move the Firefox Directory

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

    Adding Beta to the System Path by a Symlink

    ln -s /opt/firefox/beta/firefox /usr/bin/firefox-beta

    Next you Can Start Firefox Beta from Terminal Simply with

    firefox-beta
  5. Create a Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Sabayon Gnome3 Launcher
  6. How-to Install Evernote Clone on Linux Sabayon:

    Install Evernote for Sabayon
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