How-to Install Firefox Nightly on Linux DescentOS 3.0.2 Mate 32bit Easy Visual-Guide

February 15th, 2013 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Nightly 59 Browser x86 for Linux DescentOS 3.0.2 Mate i386 Desktop.

The Firefox Nightly Version can Coexist with the Others Firefox Versions without Troubles, this Mean that Once Fired Up it Will Just Load the Default Firefox Environment.

More than this Once Installed it Will Plug-In the Firefox Nightly Channel and Like Every Other Firefox Version in the Future will Follow to be Automatically Updated to the Newest Firefox Nightly Release.

Inside the Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for the Firefox Nightly Browser on Linux Mint Desktop.

Firefox Nightly & Linux Mint

  1. Download Latest Firefox Nightly:

    Firefox Nightly x86 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Linux DescentOS Mate Desktop Extracting Firefox
  3. Open a Guake Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands) Linux DescentOS 3 Mate Open Guake Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox

    Login as SuperUser

    sudo su

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    mkdir -p /opt/firefox

    Move the Firefox Directory

    chown -R root:root /tmp/firefox && mv /tmp/firefox /opt/firefox/nightly

    Adding Nightly to the System Path by a Symlink

    ln -s /opt/firefox/nightly/firefox /usr/local/bin/nightly

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal Simply with

    nightly
  5. For Quick-Starting Create a DescentOS Mate App Launcher:

    Mate App Launcher How-to
  6. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser for Linux DescentOS:

    Install Google-Chrome for DescentOS
About Firefox Nightly

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