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

February 8, 2013 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

How to Install Firefox Beta on Linux Mint 14 Nadia KDE

The Guide Shows You How to Install Firefox Beta 72 Browser x8664 on Linux Mint 14 Nadia Kde 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 13-14 Maya KDE Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Beta

    Login as SuperUser.


    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

  5. Create a Firefox Beta App Launcher for Easy&Quick Launching:

    Mint-KDE App Launcher How-to
  6. How to Install Google-Chrome Browser for Linux-Mint:

    Install Google-Chrome for Mint

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