How-to Install Firefox Beta 58 Browser x86_64 on Linux OpenSUSE 12.2 KDE4 64bit Easy Visual-Guide

November 21st, 2012 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You How-to Install the Latest Firefox Beta 58 Browser 64bit on Linux OpenSuse 12.2 KDE4 x8664 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.

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 x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Right-Click > Open with ArkInstall Firefox KDE4 Extraction

    Extract Into /tmp

  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux Kde4 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 KDE4 Launcher Guide
  6. How-to Install Evernote on OpenSUSE Linux:

    Installing Evernote for OpenSUSE
About Firefox Beta

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