Install Pale Moon 24.6.2 browser in Linux Mint 17

Install Pale Moon browser in Linux Mint 17 and import your Firefox profile

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Pale Moon is an open source browser based on Firefox. It does not, however, include the much disliked Australis interface. Here's how you can install it in Linux Mint 17 and then import your Firefox profile into Pale Moon.

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each:

wget sourceforge.net/projects/pm4linux/files/24.6.2/palemoon-24.6.2.en-US.linux-i686.tar.bz2

tar -xjvf palemoon-24.6.2.en-US.linux-i686.tar.bz2

sudo rm -rf /opt/palemoon*

sudo mv palemoon /opt/palemoon24.6.2

sudo ln -sf /opt/palemoon24.5.0/palemoon /usr/bin/palemoon

3. To start Pale Moon, type in this command:

palemoon

4. To import your Firefox profile, use this command:

cp -R ~/.mozilla/firefox/* ~/.moonchild\ productions/pale\ moon/

Tip source: Linux G

Additional resources for Pale Moon

Pale Moon Site

Pale Moon FAQ

Pale Moon Forum

Additional Linux Mint resources

Linux Mint Blog

Linux Mint Documentation

Linux Mint Downloads

Linux Mint Forum

Linux Mint Site

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