How-to Install Latest Firefox 57 on Oracle Linux 6.5 32/64bit Linux Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

February 27th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Latest Firefox for Oracle Linux 6.5 32/64bit Linux




The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Firefox 57 Stable i686/x8664 Browser on Linux Oracle 6.5 Gnome/KDE 32/64bit Desktop.

The Latest Firefox Version Coexists Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox Versions Existing on System without Making Any Troubles, this Meaning that Once Fired Up it Will Simply Follow to Load the Existing Default Firefox Environment.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the Entire Process I have Inserted the Essentials Screenshots of the Installation.

Inside the Instructions you will Find also a Link to How-to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Linux Oracle Gnome/KDE Desktop.

Install Latest Firefox for Oracle Linux 6.5 32/64bit - Featured
  1. Download Latest Firefox for Linux:

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

    Install Latest Firefox for Oracle Linux 6.5 32/64bit - Extract
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Latest Firefox for Oracle Linux 6.5 32/64bit - Gnome Open Terminal
  4. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Oracle Linux:

    Installing Chrome for Oracle Linux
  5. Relocate Firefox Directory

    Login as SuperUser

    su 

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

    Relocate firefox Into firefox-latest

    chown -R root:root /tmp/firefox && mv /tmp/firefox /opt/firefox-latest

    Make a firefox-latest Symlink for Easy-Starting

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

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

    Gnome/KDE Menu How Launcher

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