How-to Install Latest Firefox ESR on OpenSUSE 32/64bit Linux Easy Guide

December 28th, 2013 by Stalker

Install Latest Firefox ESR on OpenSUSE 12.X/13.X




The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Firefox ESR 32/64bit Browser on OpenSUSE 12.1/12.2/12.3/13.1 i686/x8664 KDE/Gnome Linux Desktop.

Mozilla Firefox Extended Support Release is Intended for Universities and other Schools, Institutions and Businesses.

The Latest Firefox ESR Version Coexists Perfectly with the Others Firefox/IceWeasel Versions without Making Any Troubles, this Meaning that Once Fired Up it Will Simply Follow to Load the Existing Default Firefox Environment.

After Installation the Firefox ESR will be Plugged In the ESR Channel so to be Automatically Updated when Launched.

Inside the Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox ESR Browser on opensuse Linux Desktop.

Install Latest Firefox ESR on OpenSUSE 12.X/13.X - Featured
  1. Download Latest Firefox ESR for Linux:

    Firefox ESR i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Install Latest Firefox ESR on OpenSUSE 12.X/13.X - Gnome3 Firefox Archive Extraction

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

    Ctrl+Alt+T

    Install Latest Firefox ESR on OpenSUSE 12.X/13.X - Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Directory

    Login as SuperUser

    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    Make a Firefox Directory

    mkdir /opt/firefox

    Move Firefox Into Latest so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Nightlies Installation

    chown -R root:root /tmp/firefox && mv /tmp/firefox /opt/firefox/firefox-esr

    Make a Firefox-Latest Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-esr
  5. Create a KDE/Gnome Firefox Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    How Launcher for OpenSUSE
  6. How-to Install Google-Chrome on OpenSUSE:

    Install Chrome for OpenSUSE

Install Latest Firefox ESR on OpenSUSE 12.X/13.X Linux - About Firefox ESR

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