Install latest Firefox on CentOS Linux








  1. Download the latest Firefox from http://download.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/. The current (British English, 64 bit) one is firefox-23.0.1.tar.bz2:
    cd ~/Downloads; wget http://download.cdn.mozilla.net/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/23.0.1/linux-x86_64/en-GB/firefox-23.0.1.tar.bz2
  2. Extract it into /opt:
    cd /opt; sudo tar jxvf ~/Downloads/firefox-*.tar.bz2
  3. To start in Terminal:
    /opt/firefox/firefox
    You can also create launcher for it...
  4. Link the plugin directory:
    cd ~/.mozilla; ln -s /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins



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