How-to Install Firefox Nightly x86_64 on Linux Fuduntu 2012 Gnome 64bit Easy Visual-Guide

November 5th, 2012 by Regaz

The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Nightly 59 64bit for Linux Fuduntu 2012 Gnome 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.

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

Firefox Nightly & Fuduntu

  1. Download Firefox Nightly for Linux:

    Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract Firefox into /tmp Directory
    Fuduntu 2012 Extract Firefox Archive
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Fuduntu 2012 Gnome Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox

    Login as SuperUser


    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

  5. Create a Nightly Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Linux Gnome App-Launcher
About Firefox Nightly

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