How-to Install Firefox Beta on Linux Fedora 18 Gnome3 x86_64 Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

February 3rd, 2013 by Regaz

How-to Install Firefox Beta Fedora 18 Gnome3




The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 58 Browser 64bit for Fedora Linux 18 Gnome3 x8664 Desktop.

The Firefox Beta Version Coexists 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.

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 Fedora 18 KDE & Gnome Desktop.

Firefox & Fedora
  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Linux Gnome Desktop Extract Firefox x8664 64bit
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Fedora Linux Gnome 3 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 Easy&Quick Launcher:

    How-Launcher for Fedora Gnome3
  6. How-to Add Minimize/Maximize Controls on Gnome3 Windows:

    How-Gnome3 Windows Setup

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,