How to Install Latest Firefox on Oracle Linux 6.X KDE Easy Guide

December 24, 2013 | By Stalker | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install the Latest Firefox on Oracle Linux 6.X KDE

The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Firefox Stable Browser on Oracle Linux 6.x KDE i686/x8664 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.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the Latest Firefox Installation Oracle Linux I have Inserted the Essentials Screenshots of the Installation.

Inside you find also detailed instructions about How to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Oracle Linux KDE Desktop and Install Google-Chrome.

Install the Latest Firefox on Oracle Linux 6.X KDE - Featured
  1. Download Latest Firefox for Linux:

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

    Install the Latest Firefox on Oracle Linux 6.X KDE - Extract
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install the Latest Firefox on Oracle Linux 6.X KDE - KDE4 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
  6. How to Install Google-Chrome Web Browser on Oracle Linux

    Install Chrome for Oracle-Linux

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