How to Install Firefox Beta on Fedora 15/16/17/18/19/20/21/22/23/24/25/26 32/64-bit GNU/Linux Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

March 22, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

How to Install Firefox Beta for Fedora Linux Desktop

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install Firefox Beta 72 Browser i686/x8664 on Fedora KDE4/Gnome/Xfce/Lxde 32/64-bit GNU+Linux Desktop.

The Firefox Beta Version Coexists Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox Installations, this Meaning that an Unique Firefox Base Environment will be Shared between All the Firefox Versions on the System.

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.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the whole Process I have Inserted the Essentials Screenshots of the Installation.

Inside the Instructions you will Find also a Link to How to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Fedora 20 Linux Desktop.

Install Firefox Beta Fedora 20 - Featured
  1. Download Firefox Beta for GNU/Linux Desktops

    Firefox Beta 72 i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Install Firefox Beta Fedora 20 - KDE4 Desktop Firefox Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Firefox Beta Fedora 20 - Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Beta

    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-Beta so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Multi-Version Coexistence

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/firefox && mv /tmp/firefox /opt/firefox/firefox-beta

    Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

  5. Create a Firefox-Beta Easy&Quick Launcher

    How-Launcher for Fedora Desktops
  6. So Now Thanks to the Mozilla Foundation
    You Should Finally, Fully Enjoy a Firefox Installation Browser Experience on Ubuntu Linux ;)

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

    How to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Fedora:

    Install Google-Chrome for Fedora

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