How to Install Latest Firefox 32bit for CentOS 6.2 Gnome I686 Linux Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

November 24, 2012 | By Regaz.

The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Firefox Stable i686 Browser on Linux CentOS 6.2 GNOME2 32-bit Desktop.

The Latest Firefox Version Coexists Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox Versions, this meaning that it’s sharing the Default 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 Linux CentOS GNOME Desktop.

Firefox on CentOS
  1. Download Latest Firefox Stable Release:

    Firefox i686 tar.bz2
  • Double-Click on Archive and Extract Into /tmp

    Install Firefox on Centos 6 Extract
  • Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Linux CentOS 6 GNOME Open Terminal
  • Relocate Firefox Directory

    Login as SuperUser.


    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo

    Relocate firefox Into firefox-latest.

    sudo chown -R root:root /tmp/firefox && sudo mv /tmp/firefox /opt/firefox-latest

    Make a firefox-latest Symlink for Easy-Starting.

    sudo ln -s /opt/firefox-latest/firefox /usr/local/bin/firefox-latest

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

  • Create a Launcher for Easy&Quick-Starting:

    CentOS GNOME Launcher

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