How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 on Linux Mint Debian 2012/2013/2014 32/64bit Easy Guide

January 3rd, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Firefox Beta on Linux Mint Debian 2012/2013/2014




The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 Browser x86/x64 for Linux Mint Debian 2012/2013/2014 Mate/Cinnamon 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 Mate/Cinnamon 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 Mate/Cinnamon - Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Firefox Beta on Linux Mint 16 Mate/Cinnamon Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Beta

    Login as SuperUser

    su 

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

    Relocate firefox into firefox-beta:

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

    Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting:

    ln -s /opt/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:

    Cinnamon 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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