How-to Install Firefox Aurora on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca LTS 32-64bit

February 5th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Firefox Aurora on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca



The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Aurora 51 Browser x86/x64 for Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca LTS Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce 32/64bit Desktop.

The Firefox Aurora 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 Aurora Channeland Like Every Other Firefox Version in the Future will Follow to be Automatically Updated to the Newest Firefox Aurora Release.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the Entire Process I have Inserted the Essentials Screen-shots of the Installation.

Inside the How-to Install Firefox Aurora 51 on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Linux Mint Desktop.

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  1. Download Firefox Aurora for Linux:

    Firefox Aurora 51 x86/x64 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Install Firefox Aurora on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca - Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Firefox Aurora on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca - Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Aurora

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

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

    Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-aurora
  5. Create an Firefox-Aurora Easy&Quick Launcher:

    Cinnamon App Launcher How-to
  6. So Now Thanks to the Mozilla Foundation
    You Should Finally Fully Enjoy a Firefox Aurora 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:
    Chrome Setup on Mint

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