How-to Install Firefox Beta 61 Browser 64bit on Linux Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Amd64 Easy Visual-Guide

November 21st, 2012 by Regaz

The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 61 Browser x8664 for Ubuntu Linux 12.10 Quantal-Quetzal 64bit Desktop.

The Firefox Beta Version Coexists 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 whole 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 x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract into /tmpInstall Firefox on Ubuntu 12 Extraction
  3. 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
  4. Create a Launcher for Easy&Quick Starting:

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

    Installing Evernote for Ubuntu
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