How to Install Latest Firefox on Fedora 16 Linux Easy Guide

March 5, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist.

Install the Latest Firefox on Fedora 16 Linux

The Guide shows you Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Firefox Stable Browser on Fedora 16 Verne KDE/Lxde/Xfce/Gnome i686/x8664 Desktop.

Sure it’s possible also to Install some Adjourned Firefox Version by the Latest Remi Rpm Repos but it can’t be Sure that will be always the Last One…

The Latest Firefox Version Coexists Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox Versions Existing on System, this meaning that it’s sharing the Default Environment.

To Make Easier the Visualization of the Latest Firefox Installation Fedora I have Inserted the Essentials Screenshots of the Installation.

Inside you find also detailed instructions about How to Create a Launcher for Firefox Browser on Fedora GNU/Linux Desktops and Install Google-Chrome.

Install the Latest Firefox on Fedora 16 KDE - Featured
  1. Download Latest Firefox for Linux:

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

    Install the Latest Firefox on Fedora 16 KDE - Extract
  • Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install the Latest Firefox on Fedora 16 KDE - KDE4 Open Terminal

    In case first see: Terminal QuickStart Guide.

  • 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-latest

    Make a Firefox-Latest Symlink for Easy-Starting.

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

    Next you Can Start Firefox from Terminal with

  • Create a Launcher for Easy&Quick-Starting:

  • How to Install Google-Chrome Web Browser on Linux Fedora

    Installing Chrome for Fedora

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