How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 on Linux Mint 16 Petra 32/64bit Easy Visual-Guide

December 28th, 2013 by Stalker

Install Firefox Beta on Linux Mint 16 Petra




The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 Browser x86/x64 for Linux Mint 16 Petra Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce 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 How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 on Linux Mint 16 you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser and Install Google-Chrome on Linux Mint Desktop.

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  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

    Firefox Beta x86/x64 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract Into /tmpInstall Firefox Beta 56 on Linux Mint 16 Petra - Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Firefox Beta on Linux Mint 16 Petra 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 Firefox Beta App Launcher for Easy&Quick Launching:

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

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

    How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser for Linux-Mint:

    Install Google-Chrome for Mint
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