PCLinuxOS 2012.08 KDE4 64-bit How to Install Firefox Nightly x86_64 Easy Visual-Guide

October 17, 2012 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Guide shows you How to Install Firefox Nightly Browser x8664 on PCLinuxOS 2012.08 KDE4 64-bit 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 the Firefox Nightly Browser on PCLinuxOS Kde 4 Desktop.

Firefox Nightly & Mageia

  1. Download Firefox Nightly for Linux:

    Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract Firefox into /tmp Directory

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

    Kickoff >> More Applications >> Terminals >> Konsole.

    PCLinuxOS Kde 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 a Firefox Launcher for Quick Starting:

    PCLinuxOS Kde Launcher

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