How-to Install Firefox Beta on PCLinuxOS 2013.10 KDE4 32/64bit Easy Visual-Guide

October 17th, 2013 by thelinuxevangelist

How-to Install Firefox Beta on PCLinuxOS 2013.10




The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 Browser i686/x8664 for PCLinuxOS 2013.10 Kde4 32/64bit 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.

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 PCLinuxOS Kde Desktop.

Install Firefox Beta on PCLinuxOS - Featured
  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

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

    Kickoff >> More Applications >> Terminals >> Konsole

    Install Firefox Beta on PCLinuxOS - Kde 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 a PCLinuxOS Kde Launcher for Firefox Easy-Starting:

    PCLinuxOS Kde Launcher
  6. How-to Install Evernote for PCLinuxOS:

    Evernote for PCLinuxOS
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