How-to Install Firefox Nightly 59 on Linux Rosa 2012 Marathon KDE4 32bit Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

September 30th, 2012 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox 59 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 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 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 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

    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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