How to Install Latest Firefox 64-bit for Linux CentOS 6.4 Gnome x86_64 Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

May 10, 2013 | By Regaz | Filed in: Uncategorized.

The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Firefox Stable x8664 Browser on Linux CentOS 6.4 GNOME 64-bit Desktop.

The Latest Firefox Version Coexists Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox Versions Existing on System, 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 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 Directory

    Login as SuperUser.

    su 

    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

    firefox-latest
  5. Create a Launcher for Easy&Quick-Starting:

    Gnome Menu How Launcher

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