How to Install Latest Firefox Sabayon 13.8 Linux Easy Guide

October 10, 2013 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Uncategorized.

How to Install the Latest Firefox Sabayon 13.8

This Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Firefox i386/x8664 on Linux Sabayon 13.8 32/64-bit GNOME3 Desktop.

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 Sabayon GNOME 3 Desktop.

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

    Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Firefox Archive and Extract Into /tmp
    Install the Latest Firefox Sabayon GNOME Extract

  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install the Latest Firefox Sabayon GNOME Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Directory

    Login as SuperUser.


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

    Make a Firefox Directory.

    mkdir /opt/firefox

    Move Firefox Into Latest so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Nightlies Installation

    sudo 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

  5. Create a Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    Sabayon GNOME3 Launcher

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