How-to Install Firefox Beta on CrunchBang 11 OpenBox Amd64 Easy Visual-Guide

April 11th, 2013 by Regaz

How-to Install Firefox Beta CrunchBang 11 Linux




The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 57 x8664 Browser for Linux CrunchBang 11 OpenBox 64bit Desktop.

The Firefox Beta Version Coexist Perfectly with the Others Firefox/IceWeasel Versions without Making Any Troubles, this Meaning that Once Fired Up it Will Simply Follow to Load the Existing Default Firefox Environment.

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 Entire Process I have Inserted the Essentials Screenshots of the Installation.

Inside the Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Install Google-Crome Browser and Evernote Clone on Linux CrunchBang Desktop.

Install Firefox Beta on CrunchBang - Featured
  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

  2. Open File-Manager:

    Right-Click on Desktop > File Manager

  3. Click on Firefox Package and Extract Into /tmp
    Install Firefox Beta on CrunchBang - Extracting Firefox
  4. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands):

    Right-Click on Desktop > Terminal

  5. Relocate Firefox Directory

    Login as SuperUser

    sudo su

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

    Make a Firefox Directory

    mkdir /opt/firefox

    Move Firefox Into 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 firefox-beta 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
  6. Starting Firefox-Beta from Desktop:

    Right-Click on Desktop > Run Application

    firefox-beta
  7. So Now Thanks to the Mozilla Foundation You Should Finally Fully Enjoy a Firefox Beta Browser Installation CrunchBang Linux ;)

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

    How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Linux CrunchBang:

    Install Chrome for CrunchBang

    How-to Install Evernote on Linux CrunchBang

    Installing Evernote for CrunchBang

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