How to Install Firefox Nightly Browser 32bit for Linux Fedora 16 Xfce i686 Easy Visual-Guide

November 20, 2012 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Guide Simply Shows How to Install Firefox Nightly Browser i686 on Fedora Linux 16 Xfce 32-bit Desktop.

The Firefox Nightly Version Coexists Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox Installations, this Meaning that an Unique Firefox Base Environment will be Shared between All the Firefox Versions on the System.

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 Firefox Browser on Fedora Desktop.

Firefox Nightly & Firefox

  1. Download Latest Firefox Nightly:

    Firefox i686 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Debian Linux Wheezy Xfce Install Firefox Extraction

  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands):

    Fedora 16-17 Xfce - Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Nightly

    Login as SuperUser.

    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    Make a Firefox Directory.

    mkdir /opt/firefox

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

    sudo 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 Launcher for Easy-Starting:

About Firefox Nightly

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