How-to Install Firefox Nightly 58 Browser 64bit for Linux Fedora 18 Xfce x86_64 Easy Visual-Guide

January 4th, 2013 by Regaz



The Visual-Guide Simply Shows How-to Install Firefox Nightly 58 Browser x8664 on Fedora 18 Xfce 64bit Desktop.

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

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

Firefox Nightly & Firefox

  1. Download Firefox Nightly for Linux:

    Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmpDebian Linux Wheezy Xfce Install Firefox Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands):
    Fedora 16-18 Xfce - 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 Firefox Nightly Launcher for Easy&Quick-Starting:

About Firefox Nightly
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