How-to Install Firefox Beta on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS Linux Easy Visual-Guide

March 22nd, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

How-to Install Firefox Beta Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty 32/64bit

The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 58 for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr i386/amd64 Linux Desktop.

The Firefox Beta Version Coexists Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox Installations without Making Any Troubles, this Meaning that an Unique Firefox Base Environment will be Shared between All the Firefox Versions on the System.

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

Inside the How-to Install Firefox Beta on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Ubuntu Unity Desktop.

Install Firefox Beta Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Featured
  1. Download Firefox Beta for GNU/Linux:

    Firefox i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Install Firefox Beta Ubuntu 14.04 - Extraction
  3. Relocate Firefox Beta

    Login as SuperUser

    sudo su

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

    Make a Firefox Directory

    mkdir /opt/firefox

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

    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

    firefox-beta
  4. Create a Launcher for Easy&Quick Starting:

    Launcher for Ubuntu-Unity
  5. So Now Thanks to the Mozilla Foundation
    You Should Finally Fully Enjoy a Firefox Beta Installation Browser Experience on Ubuntu Linux ;)

    Install Firefox Beta Ubuntu 14.04 - About Firefox

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