How-to Install Firefox Beta 57 Browser on Linux Mint 14 Mate 64bit Easy Visual-Guide

February 2nd, 2013 by Regaz

Install Firefox Beta on Linux Mint 14 64bit




The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 57 Browser x8664 for Linux Mint 14 Nadia Mate 64bit Desktop.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the Entire 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 Linux Mint Desktop.

Firefox Aurora & Linux Mint
  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract Into /tmpInstall Firefox on Linux Mint Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux Mint 14 Nadia Mate Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Beta

    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-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

    firefox-beta
  5. Create a Firefox Beta App Launcher:

    How-Launcher for Mint 14 Mate
  6. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser for Linux-Mint:

    Install Google-Chrome for Mint

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