Install the Latest Firefox ESR on Oracle Linux 6.X
The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Firefox ESR 32/64-bit Browser on Oracle Linux 6.x i686/x8664 KDE/Gnome 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 Oracle Linux Desktops.
Download Latest Firefox ESR for LinuxFirefox ESR i686/x8664 tar.bz2
Right-Click > Open with Archive Manager and Extract into /tmp
Open Terminal Window
(Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)
Relocate Firefox Directory
Login as SuperUser
If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then see: How to Enable sudo
Make a Firefox Directory
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
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