How-to Install Latest Firefox 49 on CentOS 7.X 32-64bit Linux Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

July 9th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Latest Firefox for CentOS 7 32/64bit Linux



The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Firefox 49 Stable i686/x8664 Browser on Linux CentOS 7.X Gnome/KDE 32/64bit 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 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.

Install Latest Firefox for CentOS 7.X 32/64bit Linux - Featured
  1. Download Latest Firefox for Linux:

    Firefox 40 i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Double-Click/Right-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmp

    Install Latest Firefox for CentOS 7.X 32/64bit Linux - Extract
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Latest Firefox for CentOS 7.X 32/64bit Linux - Gnome Open Terminal
  4. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on CentOS:

    Installing Chrome for CentOS
  5. 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
  6. Create a Launcher for Easy&Quick-Starting:

    Gnome/KDE Menu How Launcher
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