How to Install Firefox Aurora 58 on Linux Mint 16 Petra Easy Visual-Guide

December 28, 2013 | By Stalker | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Firefox Aurora on Linux Mint 16 Mate/KDE

The Guide shows you How to Install Firefox Aurora 58 Browser x86/x64 for Linux Mint 16 Petra Mate/KDE Desktop.

The Firefox Aurora 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 Aurora Channeland Like Every Other Firefox Version in the Future will follow to be Automatically Updated to the Newest Firefox Aurora Release.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the whole Process I have Inserted the Essentials Screen-shots of the Installation.

Inside the How to Install Firefox Aurora 58 on Linux Mint 16 Mate/KDE you will Find also a Link to How to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Linux Mint Desktop.

Install Firefox Aurora on Linux Mint 16 Mate/KDE - Featured

  1. Download Firefox Aurora for Linux:

    Firefox Aurora 58 x86/x64 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Install Firefox Aurora on Linux Mint 16 Mate/KDE - Extraction

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

    Install Firefox Aurora on Linux Mint 16 Mate/KDE - Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Aurora

    Login as SuperUser

    su 

    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-Aurora so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Multi-Version Coexistence

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/firefox && mv /tmp/firefox /opt/firefox/firefox-aurora

    Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-aurora
  5. Create an Firefox-Aurora Easy&Quick Launcher:

    Cinnamon App Launcher How-to
  6. So Now Thanks to the Mozilla Foundation You Should Finally, Fully Enjoy a Firefox Aurora Browser Installation Linux Mint ;)

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

    How to Install Google-Chrome Web Browser for Linux-Mint:

    Installing Chrome for Mint
Install Firefox Aurora on Linux Mint 16 Mate/KDE - About Firefox Aurora

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