Linux Fedora 17 KDE4 x86_64 How to Install Firefox Nightly 72 Browser 64-bit Easy Visual-Guide

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

The Guide Simply Shows How to Install Firefox Nightly 72 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 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 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 Look: Solution

    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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