How-to Install Latest Firefox Sabayon 13.8 Linux Easy Guide

October 10th, 2013 by thelinuxevangelist

How-to Install Latest Firefox Sabayon 13.8




This Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Firefox 57 i386/x8664 on Linux Sabayon 13.8 32/64bit Gnome3 Desktop.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the whole Process I have Inserted the Essentials Screenshots of the Installation.

Inside the Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Sabayon Gnome 3 Desktop.

Install Latest Firefox Sabayon
  1. Download Latest Firefox for Sabayon Linux:

    Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Firefox Archive and Extract Into /tmpInstall Latest Firefox Sabayon Gnome Extract
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Latest Firefox Sabayon Gnome Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Directory

    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 Latest so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Nightlies Installation

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

    Make a Firefox-Latest Symlink for Easy-Starting

    ln -s /opt/firefox/latest/firefox /usr/bin/firefox-latest

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

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

    Sabayon Gnome3 Launcher

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