How-to Install Latest Firefox 60 Browser 32bit on Linux Mageia 1-2-3 i686 Gnome3 Easy Visual-Guide

October 18th, 2012 by Regaz

The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Firefox 60 Browser i686 Latest Stable Release on Mageia Linux 1-2-3-4 Gnome3 32bit Desktop.

The Latest Firefox Version can Coexist with the Others Firefox Versions without Troubles, this Mean that Once Fired Up it Will Just Load the Default Firefox Environment.

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 Mageia Gnome3 Desktop.

Firefox Beta & Mageia
  1. Download Latest Firefox Stable Release:

    Firefox i686 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Firefox Archive and Extract Into /tmpInstall Firefox on Debian 7 Gnome Extract
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Mageia Linux 2 Gnome 3 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox

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

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

    Make a firefox-Latest Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-latest
  5. Create a Firefox Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Mageia Gnome3 Launcher

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