How-to Install Latest Firefox 55 on SUSE SLED 11.x 32/64bit Linux Easy Visual-Guide

March 24th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Latest Firefox on SLED 11.x 32/64bit

The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Firefox 55 i686/x8664 Browser for SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11.1/11.2/11.3 i686/x8664 Gnome Desktop.

The Latest Firefox Version Coexist Perfectly with Other Eventual Firefox Versions 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 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 Mint Mate Desktop.

Install Latest Firefox on SLED 11.x 32/64bit - Featured
  1. Download Latest Firefox for Linux:

    Firefox Linux x86/x64 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and Extract into /tmp

    Install Latest Firefox on SLED 11.x 32/64bit - Mate Extraction

  3. Right-Click on Desktop >> Open in terminal

    This will Open a Command Line Terminal session…

    Install Latest Firefox on SLED 11.x 32/64bit - Open Command Line Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Directory

    Login as SuperUser

    sudo 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


    To Exit from Super-User Session:

  5. Create a SLED Menu App Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    How Menu Launcher for SLED
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