How to Install Firefox Beta 72 Browser on Linux Mint 14 Mate 64-bit Easy Visual-Guide

February 2, 2013 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

Install Firefox Beta on Linux Mint 14 64bit

The Guide Shows You How to Install Firefox Beta 72 Browser x8664 for Linux Mint 14 Nadia Mate 64-bit Desktop.

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 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 see: How to Enable sudo

    Make a Firefox Directory.

    mkdir /opt/firefox

    Move Firefox Into firefox-Beta so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Multi-Version Coexistence

    sudo 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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