How-to Install Firefox Beta on Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy i386/amd64 Easy Guide

October 17th, 2013 by thelinuxevangelist

How-to Install Firefox Beta on Xubuntu 13.10




The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 Browser i686/x8664 for on Linux Xubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander Xfce 32/64bit Desktop.

All the Firefox Nightly Builds are Supplied after Deep Testing Phase and with an Advanced Degree of Stability so there are to Expect Very Few Upcoming Crashes and Troubles.

The Firefox Beta Version can Coexist with the Eventual Others Firefox Versions without making Troubles, this Meaning that Once Fired Up it Will Just Load the Default Firefox Environment that is Shared Between Every Firefox Instance on System.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the Entire Process I have Inserted the Essentials Screen-shots of the Installation.

Inside the How-to Install Firefox Beta on Xubuntu 13.10 Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser and How-to Install Evernote on Xubuntu Linux Desktop.

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  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

    Firefox Beta 56 i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract into /tmpInstall Firefox Beta Xubuntu Linux Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Firefox Beta Xubuntu 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 an Firefox-Beta Easy&Quick Launcher:

    How-Xubuntu Launcher
  6. So Now Thanks to the Mozilla Foundation You Should Finally Fully Enjoy a Firefox Beta Browser Installation Xubuntu Linux ;)

    And Finally You will have also the Little Honor to Contribute to Firefox Development Just Sending Some Anonymous Usage Data.

    How-to Install Evernote Linux Clone on Xubuntu:

    Install Evernote for Xubuntu
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