How-to Install Firefox Nightly on Sabayon 13.8 Gnome3 i386/Amd64 Easy Visual-Guide

October 10th, 2013 by thelinuxevangelist

How-to Install Firefox Nightly Sabayon Linux 13.8




The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Nightly 59 i686/x8664 Browser for Linux Sabayon 13.8 Gnome3 64bit 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.

Then All the Firefox Nightly Builds are Supplied after Deep Testing Phase and with an Advanced Degree of Stability so there are to Expect Very Few Upcoming Crashes and Troubles.

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

Install Firefox Nightly Sabayon

  1. Download Firefox Nightly for Sabayon Linux:

    Firefox i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Find and Double-Click on the Archive and Extract Into /tmp
    Install Firefox on Sabayon Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Firefox Nightly Gnome 3 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-Nightly 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/bin/firefox-nightly

    Next you Can Start Firefox Nightly from Terminal Simply with

    firefox-nightly
  5. Create a Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Sabayon Gnome3 How Launcher
  6. So Now Thanks to the Mozilla Foundation You Should Finally Fully Enjoy a Firefox Nightly Installation Browser Experience on Sabayon Linux ;)

    Finally You will have also the Little Honor to Contribute to Firefox Development Just Sending Some Anonymous Usage Data.

Firefox Nightly Sabayon | About Firefox

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