How-to Install Firefox Nightly 59 Browser on Linux PearOS 7 Gnome 3 32bit Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

April 26th, 2013 by Regaz



This Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox 59 Nightly Browser i686 Browser for Linux PearOS 7 Gnome3 i386 Desktop.

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 Like Every Other Firefox Version in the Future will Follow to be Automatically Updated to the Newest Firefox Nightly Release.

Inside the Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on PearOSLinux Gnome Desktop.

Firefox Nightly & PearLinux
  1. Download Firefox Nightly for Linux:

    Firefox i686 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive on Archive and Extract into /tmp Directory
    PearLinux 5 Extract Firefox Archive
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    LaunchPad >> Terminal

    Pear-Linux 7 Open Terminal

  4. Relocate Firefox Nightly

    Login as SuperUser

    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 an Firefox-Nightly Launcher for Easy&Quick Starting

    Gnome3 How Menu Launcher
    Pear 5 Custom Launcher
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