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

December 28th, 2013 by Stalker

Install Firefox Nightly on Linux Mint 16 Petra




The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Nightly 58 Browser 32/64bit for Linux Mint 16 Petra Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce i386/amd64 Desktop.

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

Inside the How-to Install Firefox Nightly on Linux Mint 16 Petra you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for the Firefox Nightly Browser on Linux Mint Desktop.

Install Firefox Nightly Linux Mint 16 - Featured

  1. Download Latest Firefox Nightly for Linux:

    Firefox x86/x64 tar.bz2
  2. Find and Double-Click on the Archive and Extract Into /tmp
    Install Firefox Nightly Linux Mint 16 - Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Firefox Nightly Linux Mint 16 - Mate/KDE Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Nightly

    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/nightly

    Adding Nightly to the System Path by a Symlink

    ln -s /opt/firefox/nightly/firefox /usr/local/bin/nightly

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal Simply with

    nightly
  5. Create a Firefox Nightly App Launcher for Easy&Quick Starting:

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

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

    Install Google-Chrome for Mint
Install Firefox Nightly Linux Mint 16 - About Firefox Nightly
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