How-to Install Firefox Nightly on Arch Linux 2012 Kde4 64bit Easy Visual-Guide

November 5th, 2012 by Regaz

Install Firefox Nightly on Arch Linux 2012




The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Nightly 59 Browser 64bit for Arch-Linux 2012 KDE4 x8664 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 Like Every Other Firefox Version in the Future will Follow to be Automatically Updated to the Newest Firefox Nightly Release.

Then All the Firefox Nightly Builds are Supplied after Deep Testing Phase and with an Advanced Degree of Stability so there are to Expect Very Few Upcoming Crashes and Troubles.

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

Install Firefox Nightly on ArchLinux Featured

  1. Download Firefox Nightly for Linux:

    Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract Firefox into /tmp Directory
    Install Firefox Nightly on ArchLinux - Kde Extract Firefox Archive
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Firefox Nightly on Arch Linux - KDE4 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox

    Login as SuperUser

    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    mkdir -p /opt/firefox

    Move the Firefox-Nightly Directory

    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/bin/firefox-nightly

    Next you Can Start Firefox Nightly from Terminal Simply with

    firefox-nightly
  5. Create a Nightly Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    KDE4 Application Launcher
  6. So Now Thanks to the Mozilla Foundation You Should Finally Fully Enjoy a Firefox Nightly Installation Browser Experience on Arch Linux ;)

    Finally You will have also the Little Honor to Contribute to Firefox Development Just Sending Some Anonymous Usage Data.

Install Firefox Nightly on ArchLinux - About Firefox Nightly

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