How to Install Firefox Nightly 32bit Browser for Linux Mageia 1-2-3 Cauldron KDE4 i586 Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

December 10, 2012 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Guide shows you How to Download and Install Firefox Nightly Browser x8664 on Mageia Linux 1-2-3-4 Cauldron KDE4 32-bit 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 so will follow to be Automatically Updated.

With Firefox Nightly you can get a sneak peek at the next generation Web Browser, and help Mozilla to make the best Browser it can be.

Especially relevant: Nightly is an Unstable Testing and Development Platform.

Inside you find also detailed instructions about How to Create a Launcher for the Firefox Nightly Browser on Mageia Desktop.

Mageia & Firefox Nightly

  1. Download Latest Firefox Nightly:

  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Mageia Linux 2 KDE Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Nightly

    Login as SuperUser.

    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    Make a Firefox Directory.

    mkdir /opt/firefox

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

    sudo 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 Firefox Aurora Launcher:

    Mageia KDE4 How Launcher
About Firefox Nightly

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