Linux Debian Jessie Amd64 Lxde How-to Install Firefox Nightly 59 64bit Browser Easy Visual-Guide

January 14th, 2013 by Regaz



The Guide Simply Shows How-to Install Firefox 59 Nightly x8664 Browser on Debian Linux 8 Jessie Lxde 64bit Desktop.

The Firefox Nightly Version Coexists Perfectly with the Others Firefox/IceWeasel Versions without Making Any Troubles, this Meaning that an Unique Firefox Base Environment will be Shared between All the Firefox/Iceweasel 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 the Firefox Nightly Browser on Debian Linux Desktop.

To the Post Bottom Bonus Link to Install the Evernote Linux Clone on Debian.

Firefox Nightly on Debian Linux

  1. Download Latest Firefox Nightly for Linux:

    Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Right-Click > Open with XArchiver

    Then Extract into /tmp

    Install Firefox Nightly on Debian Lxde Extraction

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Debian Linux  Stretch Lxde 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:

    How Launcher for Debian Lxde
About Firefox Nightly

How-to Install Evernote Linux Clone on Debian:

Evernote for Debian

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