How-to Install Firefox Beta on PCLinuxOS 2012.08 KDE4 Easy Visual-Guide

October 18th, 2012 by Regaz

The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 61 Browser for PCLinuxOS 2012.08 Kde4 32bit Desktop.

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

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

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

Firefox Beta & PCLinuxOS
  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

    Firefox i686 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive
    Zorin 6 Open Firefox Archive
  3. Extract into /tmp Directory
    Zorin 6 Extract Firefox Archive
  4. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Kickoff >> More Applications >> Terminals >> Konsole

    PCLinuxOS Kde Open Terminal

  5. Relocate Firefox Beta

    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-Beta so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Multi-Version Coexistence

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

    Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-beta
  6. Create a PCLinuxOS Kde Launcher for Firefox Easy-Starting:

    PCLinuxOS Kde Launcher
  7. How-to Install Evernote for PCLinuxOS:

    Evernote for PCLinuxOS
About Firefox Beta

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