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

February 3, 2013 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

How to Install Firefox Beta Fedora 18 Gnome3

The Guide Shows You How to Install Firefox Beta 72 Browser 64-bit for Fedora Linux 18 Gnome3 x8664 Desktop.

The Firefox Beta Version Coexists Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox Installations, 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 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 Fedora 18 KDE & Gnome Desktop.

Firefox & Fedora
  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

  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 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 Easy&Quick Launcher:

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

    How-Gnome3 Windows Setup

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