How-to Install Firefox Beta 57 i686 Browser on Linux Fedora 18 KDE4 32bit Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

February 3rd, 2013 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 57 Browser 32bit for Fedora Linux 18 KDE4 i686 Desktop.

The Firefox Beta Version Coexist 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 KDE4 Desktop.

Firefox & Fedora
  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Linux KDE4 Desktop Firefox Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Fedora Linux16-17-18 Kde4 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 KDE4
  6. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Fedora:

    Install Google-Chrome for Fedora

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