How-to Install Firefox Beta on Linux Fedora 19 Gnome3 i686/x8664 Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

October 17th, 2013 by thelinuxevangelist

How-to Install Firefox Beta Fedora 19 Gnome3




The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 58 Browser 32/64bit for Fedora Linux 19 Gnome3 i686/x8664 Desktop.

The Firefox Beta Version Coexists Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox Installations without Making Any Troubles, this Meaning that an Unique Firefox Base Environment will be Shared between All the Firefox Versions on the System.

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.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the How-to Install Firefox Beta on Linux Fedora 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 Fedora 19 Gnome3 Linux Desktop.

Firefox & Fedora
  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

    Firefox/64bit tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Linux Gnome Desktop Extract Firefox 59/64bit
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Fedora Linux Gnome 3 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Beta

    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 firefox-Beta so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Multi-Version Coexistence

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

    Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-beta
  5. Create a Firefox-Beta Easy&Quick Launcher:

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

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

    How-to Add Minimize/Maximize Controls on Gnome3 Windows:

    How-Gnome3 Windows Setup

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