Firefox Developer Edition is also known as Firefox Aurora. Firefox Developer Edition is very useful for web developers. This edition of Firefox is available for most of operating systems like Windows, Linux, and MAC OS
1. Download Firefox Developer Edition
First, visit Mozilla Firefox official website and download latest developer edition of Mozilla.
2. Extract Archive File
Now extract downloaded firefox developer edition archive file on /opt or /usr/local directory. For example I have extracted all files under directory firefox_dev in /usr/local .
$ tar xjf firefox-53.0a2.en-US.linux-x86_64.tar.bz2 $ sudo mv firefox /usr/local/firefox_dev
3. Create Desktop Menu
After copying all files at /usr/local/firefox_dev folder. Lets create file ~/.local/share/applications/firefox_dev.desktop to create launcher on your system for Firefox developer edition. These enties may be changed as per your desktop edition.
[Desktop Entry] Name=Firefox Developer GenericName=Firefox Developer Edition Exec=/usr/local/firefox_dev/firefox Terminal=false Icon=/usr/local/firefox_dev/browser/icons/mozicon128.png Type=Application Categories=Application;Network;X-Developer; Comment=Firefox Developer Edition Web Browser.
4. Launch Firefox Developer
Finally launch your Firefox developer edition by clicking launcher icon or your can start it directly with binary script.
$ /usr/local/firefox_dev $ ./firefox &
And you have successfully installed firefox developer edition on your system. Let’s enjoy development with developer version.