Pale Moon Browser

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Introduction

Pale Moon is an Open Source web browser available for Microsoft Windows and Linux (with other operating systems in development), developed by the Pale Moon team Pale Moon is a forked version of Mozilla's Firefox web browser.

HOWTO: INSTALL/UPDATE: LINUX CLIENT:

Install Latest Version

Download the latest version of Pale Moon from the here.

Note: Where you see YOUR_FILENAME_HERE replace it with the name of the file you have downloaded.

Open a terminal and change directory to where you have downloaded the file from Mozilla, then run the following commands:

sudo tar jxvf YOUR_FILENAME_HERE.tar.bz2 -C /opt/
sudo chown -R root:root /opt/palemoon/
sudo chmod -R 755 /opt/palemoon/
sudo ln -s /opt/palemoon/palemoon /usr/bin/palemoon

Create symbolic links for the icons:

sudo ln -s /opt/palemoon/browser/chrome/icons/default/default16.png /usr/share/icons/hicolor/16x16/apps/palemoon.png
sudo ln -s /opt/palemoon/browser/chrome/icons/default/default32.png /usr/share/icons/hicolor/32x32/apps/palemoon.png
sudo ln -s /opt/palemoon/browser/chrome/icons/default/default48.png /usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps/palemoon.png
sudo ln -s /opt/palemoon/browser/icons/mozicon128.png /usr/share/icons/hicolor/128x128/apps/palemoon.png

To create a global menu entry, in the terminal run the following command:

gksudo gedit /usr/share/applications/palemoon.desktop

Or to create a user specific menu entry, in the terminal run the following command:

gksudo gedit /home/%username%/.local/share/applications/palemoon.desktop

Add the following text:

[Desktop Entry]
Version=1.0
Name=Pale Moon Web Browser
Comment=Browse the World Wide Web
GenericName=Web Browser
Keywords=Internet;WWW;Browser;Web;Explorer
Exec=palemoon %u
Terminal=false
X-MultipleArgs=false
Type=Application
Icon=/usr/share/icons/hicolor/48x48/apps/palemoon.png
Categories=Network;WebBrowser;Internet
MimeType=text/html;text/xml;application/xhtml+xml;application/xml;application/rss+xml;application/rdf+xml;image/gif;image/jpeg;image/png;x-scheme-handler/http;x-scheme-handler/https;x-scheme-handler/ftp;x-scheme-handler/chrome;video/webm;application/x-xpinstall;
StartupNotify=true
Actions=NewWindow;NewPrivateWindow;

[Desktop Action NewWindow]
Name=Open a New Window
Exec=palemoon -new-window
OnlyShowIn=Unity;

[Desktop Action NewPrivateWindow]
Name=Open a New Private Window
Exec=palemoon -private-window
OnlyShowIn=Unity;

Save and close gedit.

Update To Latest Version

sudo rm -rfv /opt/palemoon
sudo tar jxvf YOUR_FILENAME_HERE.tar.bz2 -C /opt/
sudo chown -R root:root /opt/palemoon/
sudo chmod -R 755 /opt/palemoon/

Thanks to Pale Moon for some of the content above.