How to Install Firefox Nightly on Linux Rosa 2012 Marathon KDE4 32bit Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

September 30, 2012 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Guide shows you How to Install Firefox Nightly Browser on Linux Rosa/Mandriva 2012 Marathon KDE4 i686 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 so will follow to be Automatically Updated.

With Firefox Nightly you can get a sneak peek at the next generation Web Browser, and help Mozilla to make the best Browser it can be.

Especially relevant: Nightly is an Unstable Testing and Development Platform.

Inside you find also detailed instructions about How to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Linux Rosa 21012 Marathon KDE Desktop.

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

    Firefox i686 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract into /tmp Directory

    Rosa Marathon 2012 Extract Firefox Archive
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Start Menu Search Terminal.

    Rosa Marathon 2012 Marathon Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Nightly

    Login as SuperUser.

    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    Make a Firefox Directory.

    mkdir /opt/firefox

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

    sudo 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

    firefox-nightly
  5. Create an Firefox Launcher for Rosa 2012 Marathon Desktop.

    Rosa Marathon 2012 Launcher
    Rosa Marathon 2012 KDE Launcher
About Firefox Nightly

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Evernote for Rosa

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