Linux Debian 7 Wheezy KDE4 Amd64 How-to Install Firefox Nightly 59 64bit Browser Easy Visual-Guide

November 18th, 2012 by Regaz

How-to Install Firefox Nightly on Debian Wheezy Linux

The Guide Simply Shows How-to Install Firefox 59 Nightly x8664 Browser on Debian Linux 7 Wheezy KDE4 64bit Desktop.

The Firefox Nightly Version can Coexist with the Others Firefox Versions without Troubles, this Meaning 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 Debian Linux Desktop.

To the Post Bottom Bonus Link to Install the Evernote Linux Clone on Debian.

Firefox Nightly on Debian Linux

  1. Download Latest Firefox Nightly:

    Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmpInstall Firefox Nightly on Debian 7 Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Debian Linux Wheezy Kde 4 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Nightly

    Login as SuperUser

    su 

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

    Make a Firefox Directory

    mkdir /opt/firefox

    Move Firefox Into firefox-Nightly so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Multi-Version Coexistence

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

    Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-nightly
  5. Create a Firefox Nightly Launcher:

    How KDE4 Application Launcher
About Firefox Nightly

How-to Install Evernote Linux Clone on Debian:

Evernote for Debian

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