How to Install Firefox Beta on PCLinuxOS 2013.10 KDE4 32/64-bit Easy Visual-Guide

October 17, 2013 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Uncategorized.

How to Install Firefox Beta on PCLinuxOS 2013.10

The Guide Shows You How to Install Firefox Beta 72 Browser i686/x8664 for PCLinuxOS 2013.10 Kde4 32/64-bit Desktop.

The Firefox Beta 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 Beta Channel and Like Every Other Firefox Version in the Future will Follow to be Automatically Updated to the Newest Firefox Beta Release.

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 PCLinuxOS Kde Desktop.

Install Firefox Beta on PCLinuxOS - Featured
  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

    Firefox i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp Directory

    Install Firefox Beta on PCLinuxOS - Extract Firefox Archive
  3. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Kickoff >> More Applications >> Terminals >> Konsole.

    Install Firefox Beta on PCLinuxOS - Kde Open Terminal

  4. Relocate Firefox Beta

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

    sudo 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

  5. Create a PCLinuxOS Kde Launcher for Firefox Easy-Starting:

    PCLinuxOS Kde Launcher
  6. How to Install Evernote for PCLinuxOS:

    Evernote for PCLinuxOS
Install Firefox Beta on PCLinuxOS - About Firefox Beta

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