How-to Install Firefox Beta 57 Browser on Linux Ubuntu 12.04 Precise LTS i386

November 21st, 2012 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 57 i686 Browser for Ubuntu Linux 12.04 Precise Pangolin LTS 32bit Desktop.

The Firefox Beta Version Coexist Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox Installations without Making Any Troubles, this Meaning that an Unique Firefox Base Environment will be Shared between All the Firefox Versions on the System.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the Entire Process I have Inserted the Essentials Screenshots of the Installation.

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

Firefox Beta & Ubuntu
  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

    Firefox i686 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract into /tmpInstall Firefox on Ubuntu 12 Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Ubuntu Linux12 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Beta

    Login as SuperUser

    sudo su

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

    Make a Firefox Directory

    mkdir /opt/firefox

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

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

    Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-beta
  5. Create a Launcher for Easy&Quick Starting:

    Launcher for Ubuntu-Unity
  6. How-to Install Evernote Clone on Ubuntu:

    Installing Evernote for Ubuntu
About Firefox Beta

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