How-to Install Firefox Nightly on Linux Mint 15 Mate 32/64bit Easy Visual-Guide

October 8th, 2013 by Regaz

How-to Install Firefox Nightly on Linux Mint 15 Mate

The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Nightly 59 Browser 32/64bit for Linux Mint 15 Olivia Mate Amd64 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 How-to Install Firefox Nightly on Linux Mint 15 Mate Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for the Firefox Nightly Browser on Linux Mint Desktop.

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  1. Download Latest Firefox Nightly:

    Firefox i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Find and Double-Click on the Archive and Extract Into /tmp
    Install Firefox Nightly on Linux Mint 15 Mate Extraction
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Firefox Nightly on Linux Mint 15 Mate Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox

    Login as SuperUser

    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    mkdir -p /opt/firefox

    Move the Firefox Directory

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

    Adding Nightly to the System Path by a Symlink

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal Simply with

    nightly
  5. For Quick-Starting Create a Linux Mint Application Launcher:

    Mate App Launcher How-to
  6. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser for Linux-Mint:

    Install Google-Chrome for Mint

    So Now Thanks to the Mozilla Foundation You Should Enjoy Your New Firefox Nightly Installation Linux Mint ;)

Install Firefox Nightly on Linux Mint - About Firefox Nightly

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