Install Firefox Nightly on Linux Mint 16 Petra
The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Nightly 59 Browser 32/64bit for Linux Mint 16 Petra Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce i386/amd64 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.
Inside the How-to Install Firefox Nightly on Linux Mint 16 Petra you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for the Firefox Nightly Browser on Linux Mint Desktop.
Download Latest Firefox Nightly for Linux:Firefox x86/x64 tar.bz2
- Find and Double-Click on the Archive and Extract Into /tmp
- Open a Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
- Relocate Firefox Nightly
Login as SuperUser
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution
mkdir -p /opt/firefox
Move the Firefox Directory
chown -R root:root /tmp/firefox && mv /tmp/firefox /opt/firefox/nightly
Adding Nightly to the System Path by a Symlink
ln -s /opt/firefox/nightly/firefox /usr/local/bin/nightly
Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal Simply with
Create a Firefox Nightly App Launcher for Easy&Quick Starting:Mint Desktops App Launcher How-to
So Now Thanks to the Mozilla Foundation You Should Finally Fully Enjoy a Firefox Nightly Installation Browser Experience on Linux Mint ;)
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