How-to Install Latest Firefox 49 on PCLinuxOS 2013-2014 KDE Desktop

November 16th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

PCLinuxOS Installing Latest Firefox

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Latest Mozilla Firefox 49 for PCLinuxOS 2013/2024 KDE Desktop 32/64bit.

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 Desktop Quick-Launcher for Firefox Browser on PCLinuxOS Kde Desktop.

Firefox Beta & Mageia
  1. Download Latest Firefox Stable Release:

    Firefox i686 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract it Into /tmp
    Install Firefox on Debian 6 Gnome Extract
  3. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Kickoff >> More Applications >> Terminals >> Konsole

    PCLinuxOS Kde Open Terminal

  4. Relocate Firefox

    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-Latest so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Multi-Version Coexistence

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

    Make a firefox-Latest Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-latest
  5. Create a Custom Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    KDE4 How Menu Launcher
    Firefox & KDE4 Desktop Launcher
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