How to Install Latest Firefox 64-bit for Gentoo 2012/2013 KDE4 X86_64 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 Firefox x8664 Browser Stable on Linux Gentoo 2012/2013 KDE4 64-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.

Firefox on Gentoo
  1. Download Latest Firefox Linux Release:

    Firefox x8664 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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