How-to Install Firefox Beta 58 i686 Browser On Linux Slackware 14 KDE4 32bit Easy Visual-Guide

December 19th, 2012 by Regaz

The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 58 Browser 32bit on Linux Slackware 14 KDE4 i686 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 Slackware KDE Desktop.

Firefox & Slackware
  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

    Firefox i686 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


    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

  5. Create Application Launcher for Quick-Starting:

    How-Launcher for KDE4 Desktop
  6. How-to Install Evernote on Linux Slackware:

    Install Evernote for Slackware

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