Linux Fedora 17 KDE4 x86_64 How to Install Firefox Nightly Browser 64-bit Easy Visual-Guide

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

The Guide Simply Shows How to Install Firefox Nightly Browser x8664 on Fedora Linux 17 64-bit KDE4 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 x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Right-Click > Open with Ark

    Extract Into /tmp.

    Install Firefox Nightly KDE4 Extraction

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

    Fedora Linux 16-17 Kde4 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 Nightly Launcher for Easy&Quick-Starting:

    Linux Desktop Tutorials
About Firefox Nightly

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