How-to Install Firefox Nightly 59 Browser 64bit on Linux Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Amd64 Easy Visual-Guide

April 18th, 2013 by Regaz

Firefox Nightly Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Installation

 

The Guide Simply Shows How-to Install Firefox Nightly 59 Browser x8664 for Ubuntu Linux 13.04 Raring Ringtail 64bit Unity Desktop.

The Firefox Nightly Version Coexist Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox Installations without Making Any Troubles, 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 Nightly Channel and Like Every Other Firefox Version in the Future will Follow to be Automatically Updated to the Newest Firefox Nightly Release.

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 Follow Automatically to be Updated to New Beta Releases.

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 Create a Launcher for the Firefox Nightly Browser on Ubuntu Desktop.

Firefox Nightly & Ubuntu

  1. Download Firefox Nightly for Linux:

    Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract into /tmpInstall Firefox Nightly on Ubuntu 12 Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Ubuntu Linux12 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Nightly

    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 firefox-Nightly so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Multi-Version Coexistence

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

    Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-nightly
  5. Create a Custom Firefox Launcher:

    Launcher for Ubuntu-Unity
    Ubuntu Linux 12 Custom Unity Launcher on Applications
About Firefox Nightly

How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Ubuntu:

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