How to Install Latest Firefox on Gentoo 2012 I686 KDE4 Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

April 23, 2013 | By Regaz.

Install the Latest Firefox on Gentoo Linux

The Guide shows you How to Install the Latest Stable Firefox i686 Browser on Linux Gentoo 2012 KDE4 32-bit Desktop.

The Latest Firefox Version Coexists Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox Versions without Making Any Troubles and Once Fired Up it Will Simply Follow to Load Any Existing Default Firefox Environment.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the whole Process I have Included in Guide the Essentials Screenshots of the Installation.

Inside you find also detailed instructions about How to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Linux Gentoo KDE4 Desktop.

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  1. Download Latest Firefox Linux Release:

    Firefox i686 tar.bz2
  • Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmp
    Install Firefox on KDE4 Extract

  • Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Debian Linux Squeeze Kde 4 Open Terminal
  • Relocate Firefox Directory

    Login as SuperUser.


    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    Relocate firefox Into firefox-latest.

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/firefox && sudo mv /tmp/firefox /opt/firefox-latest

    Make a firefox-latest Symlink for Easy-Starting.

    sudo ln -s /opt/firefox-latest/firefox /usr/local/bin/firefox-latest

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

  • Create a Custom Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    KDE4 How Menu Launcher
    Firefox & KDE4 Desktop Launcher
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