How to Install Firefox Nightly on Zorin 8 Linux Gnome Easy Visual-Guide

March 13, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Firefox Nightly on Zorin 8 Linux

The Guide shows you How to Install Firefox Nightly Browser i686/x8664 for Linux Zorin 8 GNOME 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.

Then All the Firefox Nightly Builds are Supplied after Deep Testing Phase and with an Advanced Degree of Stability so there are to Expect Very Few Upcoming Crashes and Troubles.

Inside the How to Install Firefox Nightly on Zorin 8 Instructions you will Find also a Link to How to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Zorin GNOME Desktop.

Install Firefox Nightly Zorin 8 - Featured
  1. Download Firefox Nightly for Linux:

    Firefox i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive

    Install Firefox Nightly Zorin 8 - Open Firefox Archive
  3. Extract into /tmp Directory

    Install Firefox Nightly Zorin 8 - Extract Firefox Archive
  4. Open a Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    GnoMenu >> Accessories >> Terminal.

    Install Firefox Nightly Zorin 8 - Open Terminal

  5. Relocate Firefox Nightly

    Login as SuperUser

    sudo su

    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

  6. Create an Firefox Launcher for Zorin 8 GNOME.

    Zorin How GnoMenu Launcher
    Firefox Nightly Zorin Custom Launcher
  7. So Now Thanks to the Mozilla Foundation You Should Finally, Fully Enjoy a Firefox Nightly Browser Installation Zorin Linux ;)

    And Finally, You will have also the Little Honor to Contribute to Firefox Development Just Sending Some Anonymous Usage Data.

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