Linux Debian 8 Jessie-Testing Amd64 Gnome3 How-to Install Firefox Nightly 59 Browser 64bit Easy Visual-Guide

January 16th, 2013 by Regaz

How-to Install Firefox Nightly on Debian Jessie Linux

The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Firefox 59 Nightly x8664 Browser on Debian Linux 8 Jessie Gnome3 64bit Desktop.

The Firefox Nightly Version Coexists Perfectly with the Others Firefox/IceWeasel Versions without Making Any Troubles, this Meaning that Once Fired Up it Will Simply Follow to Load the Existing 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.

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 Link to Install the Evernote Linux Clone on Debian.

Firefox Nightly on Debian Linux

  1. Download Latest Firefox Nightly:

    Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmpInstall Firefox Nightly on Debian 7 Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Debian Linux Jessie Gnome 3 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:

    Launcher for Debian Wheezy
About Firefox Nightly

How-to Install Evernote Linux Clone on Debian:

Evernote for Debian

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