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.
Download Firefox Aurora for Linux:Firefox Aurora 58 x86/x64 tar.bz2
Double-Click on the Archive and Extract into /tmp
Open a Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Relocate Firefox Aurora
Login as SuperUser
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
Make a Firefox Directory
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
Create an Firefox-Aurora Easy&Quick Launcher:Cinnamon App Launcher How-to
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.
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