The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install Firefox x8664 Latest Stable Release on Mageia Linux 1-2-3-4 GNOME3 64-bit Desktop.
The Latest Firefox Version can Coexist with the Others Firefox Versions without Troubles, this Mean that Once Fired Up it Will Just Load the Default Firefox Environment.
So to make easier the Visualization of the whole process the Guide includes the essential Screenshots.
Inside you find also detailed instructions about How to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Mageia GNOME 3 Desktop.
Download Latest Firefox x8664 for Linux:Firefox x8664 tar.bz2
Double-Click on Firefox Archive and Extract Into /tmp
Open a Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Login as SuperUser.
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
Make a Firefox Directory.
Move Firefox Into firefox-Latest so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Multi-Version Coexistence
sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/firefox && mv /tmp/firefox/firefox /opt/firefox/firefox-latest
Make a firefox-Latest Symlink for Easy-Starting.
ln -s /opt/firefox/firefox-latest/firefox /usr/local/bin/firefox-latest
Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with
Create a Firefox Launcher for Easy-Starting:Mageia GNOME3 Launcher