How to Install Firefox Nightly on openSUSE 13.X 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 Browser 32/64-bit for openSUSE 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 so will follow to be Automatically Updated.

With Firefox Nightly you can get a sneak peek at the next generation Web Browser, and help Mozilla to make the best Browser it can be.

Especially relevant: Nightly is an Unstable Testing and Development Platform.

So to make easier the Visualization of the whole process the Guide includes the essential Screenshots.

Inside you find also detailed instructions about 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 i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmp
    Install 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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