October 20, 2012 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.
This Guide shows you How to Install Firefox Nightly x8664 on Linux Mint 13 Maya 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 Linux Mint Desktop.
Download Firefox Nightly for Linux:
Find and Double-Click on the Archive and Extract Into /tmp
Open a Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Login as SuperUser.
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
For Quick Starting Create a Linux Mint Application Launcher:
Mint-KDE App Launcher How-to
How to Install Google-Chrome Web Browser for Linux-Mint:
Install Google-Chrome for Mint
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