How to Install Firefox Nightly on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Easy Guide

May 23, 2019 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Installing

  1. Download Latest Firefox Nightly 72 for Linux

    Firefox Nightly Linux tar.bz2
  2. Then Extract Firefox Nightly archive
    Double-Click/Right-Click on File Manager:

    How to Install Firefox Nightly on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic - Extraction
    Decompress Into /tmp.

  3. Relocate Firefox Nightly

    First Make a Firefox Directory:

    sudo mkdir /opt/firefox

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

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

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

    Finally, Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting:

    sudo ln -s /opt/firefox/firefox-nightly/firefox /usr/local/bin/firefox-nightly

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