How-to Install Firefox Nightly on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS 32/64bit Easy Visual-Guide

March 22nd, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Firefox Nightly for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty 32/64bit

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Firefox Nightly 59 Browser i686/x8664 for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 Unity Linux Desktop.

The Firefox Nightly Version Coexist 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.

More than this Once Installed it Will Plug-In the Firefox Nightly Channel and Like Every Other Firefox Version in the Future will Follow to be Automatically Updated to the Newest Firefox Nightly Release.

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

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

Install Firefox Nightly Ubuntu 14.04 - Featured

  1. Download Firefox Nightly for Linux:

    Firefox x86/x64 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Install Firefox Nightly on Linux Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty - Extraction
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Install Firefox Nightly Ubuntu 14.04 - Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Nightly

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

    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

    firefox-nightly
  5. Create a Custom Firefox Launcher:

    Launcher for Ubuntu-Unity
    Install Firefox Nightly Ubuntu 14.04 - Custom Unity Launcher on Applications
  6. So Now Thanks to the Mozilla Foundation
    You Should Finally Fully Enjoy a Firefox Nightly Installation Browser Experience on Ubuntu Linux ;)

    How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Ubuntu:

    Installing Google-Chrome for Ubuntu
Install Firefox Nightly Ubuntu 14.04 - About Firefox

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