Install the Latest Firefox on Linux Mint 16 Petra 32/64-bit
The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Firefox i686/x8664 Browser for Linux Mint 16 Petra Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce i386/amd64 Desktop.
The Latest Firefox Version Coexists Perfectly with Other Eventual Firefox Versions on System, this meaning that it’s sharing the Default Environment.
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 Firefox Browser on Linux Mint Desktops.
Download Latest Firefox for LinuxFirefox Linux x86/x64 tar.bz2
Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp.
Open a Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Relocate Firefox Directory
Login as SuperUser.
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
Relocate firefox Into firefox-latest.
sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/firefox && sudo mv /tmp/firefox /opt/firefox-latest
Make a firefox-latest Symlink for Easy-Starting.
sudo ln -s /opt/firefox-latest/firefox /usr/local/bin/firefox-latest
Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with
Create a Mint App Launcher for Easy-StartingHow to Launcher for Mint
How to Install Google-Chrome Web Browser in Linux Mint.