How to Install Latest Firefox on PCLinuxOS Desktop

November 16, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

PCLinuxOS Installing Latest Firefox

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Mozilla Firefox for PCLinuxOS KDE Desktop 32/64-bit.

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 Desktop Quick-Launcher for Firefox Browser on PCLinuxOS Kde Desktop.

Firefox Beta & Mageia
  1. Download Latest Firefox Stable Release

    Firefox 32/64-bit tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract it Into /tmp
    Install Firefox on Debian 6 GNOME Extract

  3. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Kickoff >> More Applications >> Terminals >> Konsole.

    PCLinuxOS Kde Open Terminal

  4. Relocate Firefox

    Login as SuperUser

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

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

    Make a firefox-Latest Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-latest
  5. Create a Custom Launcher for Easy-Starting

    KDE4 How Menu Launcher
    Firefox & KDE4 Desktop Launcher

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