How to Install Latest Firefox ESR on CentOS 6.X 32/64-bit Linux Easy Guide

December 29, 2013 | By Stalker | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install the Latest Firefox ESR on CentOS 6.X Linux

The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Firefox ESR 32/64-bit Browser on CentOS 6.x i686/x8664 KDE/Gnome Linux Desktops.

Mozilla Firefox Extended Support Release is Intended for Universities and other Schools, Institutions and Businesses.

The Firefox ESR Coexists Perfectly with any others Versions, this Meaning that Once Fired Up it Will Simply Follow to Load the Existing Default Firefox Environment.

After Installation the Firefox ESR will be Plugged In the ESR Channel so to be Automatically Updated when Launched.

Inside the Instructions you will Find also a Link to How to Create a Launcher for Firefox ESR Browser on CentOS Linux Desktops.

Install the Latest Firefox ESR on CentOS 6.x - Featured
  1. Download Latest Firefox ESR for Linux

    Firefox ESR i686/x8664 tar.bz2
  2. Right-Click > Open with Archive Manager and Extract into /tmp

    Install the Latest Firefox ESR on CentOS 6.x - KDE4 Firefox ESR Archive Extraction

  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install the Latest Firefox ESR on CentOS 6.x - Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Directory

    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 Latest so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Nightlies Installation

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

    Make a Firefox-Latest Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

    firefox-esr
  5. Create a Firefox Desktop Launcher for Easy-Starting:

    How Launcher for CentOS
  6. How to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Linux CentOS

    Installing Chrome for CentOS

Install the Latest Firefox ESR on CentOS 6.x - About Firefox ESR


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