How-to Install Firefox Nightly 59 i686 on OpenSUSE 12.X Gnome3 32bit Easy Visual-Guide

November 21st, 2012 by Regaz

Install Firefox Nightly on OpenSUSE 12.X Gnome Linux




The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install the Latest Firefox Nightly 59 Browser 32bit for OpenSUSE Linux 12.1-12.3 and Milestone Gnome3 i686 Desktop.

The Firefox Nightly 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 Nightly Channel and Like Every Other Firefox Version in the Future will Follow to be Automatically Updated to the Newest Firefox Nightly Release.

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

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

Firefox Nightly & OpenSUSE Linux

  1. Download Latest Firefox Nightly:

    Firefox Nightly i686 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmpInstall Firefox Nightly on Debian 12 Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux Gnome3 Desktop 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

    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 Nightly Launcher for Quick&Easy Starting:

    OpenSuse Gnome3 Launcher
About Firefox Nightly

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