How to Install Firefox Nightly on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid 32-64bit GNU-Linux Easy Visual-Guide

June 13, 2015 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install Firefox Nightly for Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid 32/64-bit

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Firefox Nightly 66 Browser i686/x8664 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet i386/amd64 Unity GNU/Linux Desktop.

The Firefox Nightly 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.

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 whole Process I have Inserted the Essentials Screenshots of the Installation.

Inside the How-to Install Firefox Nightly on Linux Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid you will Find also a Link to Create a Launcher for the Firefox Nightly Browser on Ubuntu Desktop.

Install Firefox Nightly Ubuntu 15.04 - Featured

  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator session
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Installing Firefox Nightly on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid - Open Terminal
  2. Download Firefox Nightly for GNU/Linux:

    Firefox Nightly 66 x86/x64 tar.bz2
  3. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Install Firefox Nightly on Linux Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid - Extraction
  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

  5. Create a Custom Firefox Launcher:

    Launcher for Ubuntu-Unity
    Install Firefox Nightly Ubuntu 15.04 - 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:
    Chrome Setup on Ubuntu.

Install Firefox Nightly Ubuntu 15.04 - About Firefox

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