How-to Install Firefox Beta 58 x86_64 Browser on CentOS 6 Gnome 64bit Linux Easy Visual-Guide

November 22nd, 2012 by Regaz



The Guide Shows You How-to Install Firefox Beta 58 Browser 64bit for Linux CentOS 6 Gnome x8664 Desktop.

The Firefox Beta Version Coexists Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox Installations without Making Any Troubles, this Meaning that an Unique Firefox Base Environment will be Shared between All the Firefox Versions on the System.

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 CentOS 6 Gnome Desktop.

Firefox & CentOS
  1. Download Firefox Beta for Linux:

    Firefox x8664 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 Beta

    Login as SuperUser

    su 

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

    Make a Firefox Directory

    mkdir /opt/firefox

    Move Firefox Into firefox-Beta so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Multi-Version Coexistence

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

    Make a Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-beta
  5. Create Application Launcher for Quick-Starting:

    Guide to Create CentOS Launcher
  6. How-to Install Evernote Clone on Linux CentOS:

    Installing Evernote for CentOS
About Firefox Beta

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