How-to Install Firefox Beta 51 on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca 32-64bit GNU-Linux Easy Visual-Guide

June 14th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Firefox Beta for Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca



The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Firefox Beta 51 Browser on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce i386/amd64 GNU 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 51 on Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca you will Find also a Link to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser and Install Google-Chrome on Linux Mint Desktop.

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  1. Download Firefox Beta for GNU/Linux Desktops:

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

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

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

    Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting

    ln -s /opt/firefox/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:

    Mint 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:
    Chrome Setup on Mint

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