How to Install Latest Firefox on CentOS 6.x Linux Desktop Easy Visual-Guide

February 27, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install the Latest Firefox for CentOS 6.x 32/64-bit Linux

The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Firefox Stable i686/x8664 Browser on Linux CentOS 6.1/6.2/6.3/6.4/6.5/6.6/6.6 GNOME/KDE 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.

So to make easier the Visualization of the whole process the Guide includes the essential Screenshots.

Inside you find also detailed instructions about How to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Linux CentOS GNOME Desktop.

Install the Latest Firefox for CentOS 6.x 32/64-bit Linux - 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 for CentOS 6.5 32/64-bit Linux - Extract
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands).

    Install the Latest Firefox for CentOS 6.x 32/64-bit Linux - GNOME 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/KDE Menu How Launcher

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