How-to Install Firefox Beta on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial 32-64bit Easy Visual-Guide

August 8th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

How-to Install Firefox Beta Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Linux




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Firefox Beta 58 for Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus 32/64bit GNU/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 whole Process I have Inserted the Essentials Screenshots of the Installation.

Inside the How-to Install Firefox Beta on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Ubuntu Unity Desktop.

Install Firefox Beta Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator session
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Firefox Beta on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Open Terminal
  2. Download Firefox Beta Browser for GNU/Linux:

    Firefox Beta 58 i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  3. Double-Click on the Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Install Firefox Beta Ubuntu 16.04 - Extraction
  4. Relocate Firefox Beta

    Login as SuperUser

    sudo su

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

    Create 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
    exit

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

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

    How Launcher for Ubuntu-Unity
  6. 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 16.04 - About Firefox

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