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

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

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 is intended for Universities and other Schools, Institutions and Businesses.

The Firefox ESR Coexists Perfectly with any others Versions, this meaning that it’s sharing the Default Environment.

After Installation the Firefox ESR will be plugged into the ESR Channel to be Automatically Updated when Launched.

Inside you find also detailed instructions about How to Create a Launcher for Firefox ESR Browser on Oracle Linux Desktops.

Step-by-step – Firefox Beta Debian Buster Installation
  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 Oracle Linux 6.x - KDE4 Firefox ESR Archive Extraction

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

    Install the latest Firefox ESR on Oracle Linux 6.x - Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Directory.

    Login as SuperUser.


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

    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

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

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

    Installing Chrome for Oracle Linux

Install the latest Firefox ESR on Oracle Linux 6.x - About Firefox ESR

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