How-to Install Latest Firefox 55 on OpenSUSE 12.X 32/64bit Easy Visual-Guide

March 5th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Latest Firefox on OpenSUSE 12.X 32/64bit




The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Firefox 55 i686/x8664 Browser for OpenSUSE 12.1/12.2/12.3 KDE/Gnome i686/x8664 Desktop.

The Latest Firefox Version Coexist Perfectly with Other Eventual Firefox Versions on System without Making Any Troubles, this Meaning that Once Fired Up it Will Simply Follow to Load the Existing Default Firefox Environment.

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 OpenSUSE Desktops.

Install Latest Firefox on OpenSUSE 12.X 32/64bit - Featured
  1. Download Latest Firefox for Linux:

    Firefox Linux x86/x64 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Install Latest Firefox on OpenSUSE 12.X 32/64bit - Mate Extraction

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Latest Firefox on OpenSUSE 12.X 32/64bit - Mate Open Terminal
  4. How-to Install Google-Chrome on OpenSUSE:

    Installing Chrome for OpenSUSE
  5. Relocate Firefox Directory

    Login as SuperUser

    su 

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

    Relocate firefox Into firefox-latest

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

    Make a firefox-latest Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-latest
  6. Create an OpenSUSE App Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    How-to Launcher for KDE/Gnome
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