How to Install Firefox Beta 72 i686 Browser on Linux Fedora 18 KDE4 32bit Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

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

The Guide Shows You How to Install Firefox Beta 72 Browser 32-bit for Fedora Linux 18 KDE4 i686 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 KDE4 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 Linux16-17-18 Kde4 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 KDE4
  6. How to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Fedora:

    Install Google-Chrome for Fedora

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