How-to Install Firefox Nightly 64 Browser on Pear Linux 5 Gnome 3 32bit Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

September 29, 2012 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

This Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox 64 Nightly Browser i686 Browser for Pear Linux 5 Gnome3 i386 Desktop.

The Firefox Nightly 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 Nightly Channel and Like Every Other Firefox Version in the Future will Follow to be Automatically Updated to the Newest Firefox Nightly Release.

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

Firefox Nightly & PearLinux
  1. Download Firefox Nightly for Linux:

    Firefox i686 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive on Archive and Extract into /tmp Directory
    PearLinux 5 Extract Firefox Archive
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Pear Linux 5 >> Terminal

    Pear-Linux 5 Open Terminal

  4. Relocate Firefox Nightly

    Login as SuperUser


    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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

  5. Create an Firefox-Nightly Launcher for Easy&Quick Starting

    Gnome3 How Menu Launcher
    Pear 5 Custom Launcher
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