How-to Install Firefox Nightly on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial 32-64bit Easy Visual-Guide

August 8th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Firefox Nightly for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial 32/64bit

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Firefox Nightly 50 Browser on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus i386/amd64 Unity GNU/Linux Desktop.

The Firefox Nightly 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.

More than this Once Installed it Will Plug-In the Firefox Nightly Channel and Like Every Other Firefox Version in the Future will Follow to be Automatically Updated to the Newest Firefox Nightly Release.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the Entire Process I have Inserted the Essentials Screenshots of the Installation.

Inside the How-to Install Firefox Nightly on Linux Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial you will Find also a Link to Create a Launcher for the Firefox Nightly Browser on Ubuntu Desktop.

Install Firefox Nightly Ubuntu 16.04 - Featured

  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator session
    Ctr+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Installing Firefox Nightly on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Open Terminal
  2. Download Firefox Nightly for GNU/Linux:

    Firefox Nighlty 44 x86/x64 tar.bz2
  3. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Install Firefox Nightly on Linux Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Extraction
  4. Relocate Firefox Nightly

    Login as SuperUser:

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
    Make a Firefox Directory:

    mkdir /opt/firefox

    Move Firefox Into firefox-Nightly so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Multi-Version Coexistence

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

    Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting:

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

    Achieve the SuperUser session:


    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with:

  5. Create a Custom Firefox Launcher:

    How Launcher for Ubuntu-Unity
    Install Firefox Nightly Ubuntu 16.04 - Custom Unity Launcher on Applications
  6. So Now Thanks to the Mozilla Foundation
    You Should Finally Fully Enjoy a Firefox Nightly Installation Browser Experience on Ubuntu Linux ;)

    How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Ubuntu:
    Chrome Setup on Ubuntu.

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