How to Install Firefox Nightly i686 on Linux Mint 13 Maya Xfce 32bit Easy Visual-Guide

October 20, 2012 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Guide shows you How to Install Firefox Nightly Browser i686 for Linux Mint 13 Maya Xfce4 32-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 Linux Mint Desktop.

Firefox Nightly & Linux Mint

  1. Download Firefox Nightly for Linux:

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

    Install Firefox on Linux Mint 20 Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Linux Mint 13 Maya Xfce Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox

    Login as SuperUser.

    su 

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

    mkdir -p /opt/firefox

    Move the Firefox Directory

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/firefox && mv /tmp/firefox /opt/firefox/nightly

    Adding Nightly to the System Path by a Symlink

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal Simply with

    nightly
  5. For Quick Starting Create a Linux Mint Application Launcher:

    Mint-Xfce App Launcher Howto
  6. How to Install Google-Chrome Web Browser for Linux-Mint:

    Install Google-Chrome for Mint
About Firefox Nightly

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