How-to Install Latest Firefox on Oracle Linux 6.X KDE 32/64bit Easy Guide

December 24th, 2013 by Stalker

Install Latest Firefox on Oracle Linux 6.X KDE




The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Firefox 55 Stable Browser on Oracle Linux 6.1/6.2/6.3/6.4/6.5/6.6/6.7/6.8/6.9 KDE i686/x8664 Desktop.

The Latest Firefox Version Coexist Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox Versions Existing on System 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 Latest Firefox Installation Oracle Linux 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 Oracle Linux KDE Desktop and Install Google-Chrome.

Install Latest Firefox on Oracle Linux 6.X KDE - Featured
  1. Download Latest Firefox for Linux:

    Firefox i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Install Latest Firefox on Oracle Linux 6.X KDE - Extract
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Latest Firefox on Oracle Linux 6.X KDE - KDE4 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:

    Gnome Menu How Launcher
  6. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Oracle Linux:

    Install Chrome for Oracle-Linux
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