How to Install Firefox Nightly on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily 32-64bit Linux+GNU Easy Visual-Guide

September 23, 2015 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing Firefox Nightly for Ubuntu 15.10 Wily 32/64-bit

You are Welcome! The Tutorial shows you Step-by-Step How to Install Firefox Nightly Browser on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf 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 so will follow to be Automatically Updated.

With Firefox Nightly you can get a sneak peek at the next generation Web Browser, and help Mozilla to make the best Browser it can be.

Especially relevant: Nightly is an Unstable Testing and Development Platform.

So to make easier the Visualization of the whole process the Guide includes the essential Screenshots.

Inside the How to Install Firefox Nightly on Linux Ubuntu 15.10 Wily you will Find also a Link to Create a Launcher for the Firefox Nightly Browser on Ubuntu Desktop.

Step-by-step – Firefox Beta Ubuntu 21.10 Installation

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

    Installing Firefox Nightly on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - Open Terminal
  2. Download Firefox Nightly for GNU/Linux

    Firefox Nighlty x86/x64 tar.bz2
  3. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Install Firefox Nightly on Linux Ubuntu 15.10 Wily - Extraction

  4. Relocate Firefox Nightly

    Login as SuperUser

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

    sudo 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
    exit

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-nightly
  5. Create a Custom Firefox Launcher

    How Launcher for Ubuntu-Unity
    Install Firefox Nightly Ubuntu 15.10 - 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 Web Browser on Ubuntu:
    Chrome Setup on Ubuntu.

Install Firefox Nightly Ubuntu 15.10 - About Firefox

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