How to Install Firefox Nightly 73 on openSUSE 13.X 32/64-bit Easy Visual-Guide

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

Install Firefox Nightly on openSUSE 13.X Linux

The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Firefox Nightly 73 Browser 32/64-bit for openSUSE Linux 13.X Gnome3/KDE i686/x8664 Desktop.

The Firefox Nightly 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 Nightly Channel and Like Every Other Firefox Version in the Future will Follow to be Automatically Updated to the Newest Firefox Nightly 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 the Firefox Nightly Browser on openSUSE Linux Desktop.

Install Firefox Nightly on openSUSE 13.X - Featured

  1. Download Firefox Nightly for Linux:

    Firefox Nightly 73 i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmpInstall Firefox Nightly on openSUSE 13.X - Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Firefox Nightly on openSUSE 13.X - Gnome3 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Nightly

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

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

    Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

  5. Create a Nightly Launcher for Quick&Easy Starting:

    OpenSuse Gnome3 Launcher
Install Firefox Nightly on openSUSE 13.X - About Firefox Nightly

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