How-to Install Firefox Nightly on ArchLinux 2012 Kde4 32bit Easy Visual-Guide

November 5th, 2012 by Regaz



This Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Nightly 59 32bit for ArchLinux 2012 KDE4 i686 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.

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

Firefox Nightly & ArchLinux

  1. Download Firefox Nightly for Linux:

    Firefox i686 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract Firefox into /tmp Directory
    Kde 2012 Extract Firefox Archive
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    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
About Firefox Nightly

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