How-to Install Latest Firefox 55 32bit for CentOS 6.2 Gnome i686 Linux Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

November 24th, 2012 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Firefox 55 Stable i686 Browser on Linux CentOS 6.2 Gnome2 32bit Desktop.

The Latest Firefox Version Coexist Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox Versions without Making Any Troubles, this Meaning that Once Fired Up it Will Simply Follow to Load the Existing Default Firefox Environment.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the Entire Process I have Inserted the Essentials Screenshots of the Installation.

Inside the Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Linux CentOS Gnome Desktop.

Firefox on CentOS
  1. Download Latest Firefox Stable Release:

    Firefox i686 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmp
    Install Firefox on Centos 6 Extract
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
    Linux CentOS 6 Gnome Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Directory

    Login as SuperUser

    su 

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

    Relocate firefox Into firefox-latest

    chown -R root:root /tmp/firefox && mv /tmp/firefox /opt/firefox-latest

    Make a firefox-latest Symlink for Easy-Starting

    ln -s /opt/firefox-latest/firefox /usr/local/bin/firefox-latest

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-latest
  5. Create a Launcher for Easy&Quick-Starting:

    CentOS Gnome Launcher
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