How-to Install Firefox Developer Browser on Linux Mint

January 14th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Firefox Developer on Linux Mint 32/64bit



The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Firefox Developer Edition Browser for Linux Mint 16-Petra/17-Qiana/17.1-Rebecca/17.2-Rafaela/17.3-Rosa i386/amd64 Mate/Cinnamon/Kde/Xfce Desktop.

Firefox Developer Edition contains the newest features and innovations in an unstable environment even before they go to Beta.

The Firefox Developer 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.

Inside the Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Unity Desktop.

Install Firefox Developer on Linux Mint 32/64bit - Featured
  1. Download Firefox Developer Edition for Linux:

    Firefox Developer i686/x64 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Install Firefox Developer on Linux Mint 32/64bit - Linux Mint Extraction

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

    Install Firefox Developer on Linux Mint 32/64bit - Mate Open Terminal
  4. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Linux Mint
    SetUp Chrome on Linux Mint.

  5. Relocate Firefox Directory

    Login as SuperUser

    su 

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

    Relocate firefox Into firefox-dev

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

    Make a firefox-dev Symlink for Easy-Starting

    ln -s /opt/firefox-dev/firefox /usr/local/bin/firefox-dev
    exit

    Launching Firefox Developer Browser from Terminal:

    firefox-dev
  6. To Launch from Desktop Create a Custom Linux Mint App Launcher:

    How-to Launcher for Mint
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