How-to Install Firefox Beta 58 Browser i686 on Linux OpenSUSE 12.2 Gnome 32bit Easy Visual-Guide

November 21st, 2012 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You How-to Install the Latest Firefox Beta 58 Browser 32bit on Linux OpenSuse 12.2 Gnome3 i686 Desktop.

The Firefox Beta Version can Coexist with the Others Firefox Versions without Troubles, this Mean that Once Fired Up it Will Just Load the Default Firefox Environment.

More than this Once Installed it Will Plug-In the Firefox Beta Channel and Like Every Other Firefox Version in the Future will Follow to be Automatically Updated to the Newest Firefox Beta Release.

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 the Firefox Beta Browser on OpenSUSE Linux Desktop.

Firefox Beta & OpenSUSE Linux

  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

    Firefox i686 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmpInstall Firefox Beta on Gnome3 Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux Gnome3 Desktop Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Beta

    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-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 Firefox-Beta Launcher for Quick&Easy Starting:

    OpenSuse Gnome3 Launcher
About Firefox Beta

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