How to Install Firefox Nightly Browser on Linux Lite 1.0.4 Precise LTS i386/amd64 Easy Guide

May 14, 2013 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Guide shows you How to Install Firefox Nightly i686 Browser for Linux Lite 1.0.4 Precise Pangolin LTS Desktop.

The Firefox Nightly Version Coexists Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox Installations, this Meaning that an Unique Firefox Base Environment will be Shared between All the Firefox Versions on the System.

So to make easier the Visualization of the whole process the Guide includes the essential Screenshots.

Inside you find also detailed instructions about How to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Ubuntu Unity Desktop.

Firefox & Linux Lite Feather
  1. Download Firefox Nightly for Linux:

    Firefox i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Linux Lite Xfce Firefox Extraction

  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands) Linux Lite 1.0.4 Xfce Open Terminal

  4. Relocate Firefox Nightly

    Login as SuperUser.

    sudo su

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

    Make a Firefox Directory.

    mkdir /opt/firefox

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

    sudo 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 Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Lite Xfce How Menu Launcher
    Firefox & Linux Lite Desktop Launcher
  6. How to Install Google-Chrome Web Browser for Linux-Lite:

    Install Google-Chrome for Linux-Lite
About Firefox Nightly

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