How to Install Firefox Beta on openSUSE 12.3 KDE4 64-bit Easy Visual-Guide

March 27, 2013 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

How to Install Firefox Beta on openSUSE Linux KDE

The Guide Shows You How to Install the Latest Firefox Beta 72 Browser 64-bit on Linux OpenSuse 12.3 KDE4 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.

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

Then All the Firefox Nightly Builds are Supplied after Deep Testing Phase and with an Advanced Degree of Stability so there are to Expect Very Few Upcoming Crashes and Troubles.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the How to Install Firefox Beta on openSUSE Linux KDE 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 the Firefox Beta Browser on openSUSE Linux Desktop.

Install Firefox Beta on openSUSE - Featured

  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

  2. Right-Click > Open with ArkInstall Firefox Beta on openSUSE - KDE4 Extraction

    Extract Into /tmp

  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Firefox Beta on openSUSE Kde4 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 Launcher for Quick&Easy Starting:

    OpenSuse KDE4 Launcher Guide
  6. So Now Thanks to the Mozilla Foundation You Should Finally, Fully Enjoy a Firefox Installation Browser Experience on openSUSE Linux ;)

    And Finally, You will have also the Little Honor to Contribute to Firefox Development Just Sending Some Anonymous Usage Data.

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Install Firefox Beta on openSUSE - About Firefox Beta

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