How-to Install Firefox Beta on Zorin 7 Gnome 32/64bit Easy Visual-Guide

October 17th, 2013 by thelinuxevangelist

How-to Install Firefox Nightly on Zorin 7




The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 56 Browser i686/x8664 for Linux Zorin 7 Gnome 32/64bit 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.

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 Nightly on Zorin 7 Process I have Inserted the Essentials Screenshots of the Installation.

Inside the How-to Install Firefox Nightly on Zorin 7 Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Zorin Gnome Desktop.

Install Firefox Nightly on Zorin 7 - Featured
  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

    Firefox Beta 56 i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive
    Install Firefox Nightly on Zorin 7 - Open Firefox Archive
  3. Extract into /tmp Directory
    Install Firefox Nightly on Zorin 7 - Extract Firefox Archive
  4. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    GnoMenu >> Accessories >> Terminal

    Install Firefox Nightly on Zorin 7 - Open Terminal

  5. Relocate Firefox Beta

    Login as SuperUser

    sudo 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
  6. Create an Firefox Launcher for Zorin 7 Gnome

    Zorin6 GnoMenu Launcher
    Install Firefox Nightly on Zorin 7 - Custom Launcher
  7. So Now Thanks to the Mozilla Foundation You Should Finally Fully Enjoy a Firefox Beta Browser Installation Zorin Linux ;)

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

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Install Firefox Nightly on Zorin 7 - About Firefox Beta
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