How-to Install Latest Firefox on Fedora 18 32/64bit Linux Easy Guide

March 5th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Install Latest Firefox on Fedora 18 Linux




The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install Latest Firefox 56 Stable Browser on Fedora 18 Spherical Cow 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 Coexist 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 Latest Firefox Installation Fedora 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 Fedora Desktops and Install Google-Chrome.

Install Latest Firefox on Fedora 18 KDE - 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 on Fedora 18 KDE - Extract
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Latest Firefox on Fedora 18 KDE - KDE4 Open Terminal
  4. Relocate Firefox Directory

    Login as SuperUser

    su 

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

    Make a Firefox Directory

    mkdir /opt/firefox

    Move Firefox Into Latest so to Prepare for a Possible Firefox Nightlies Installation

    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

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

    Gnome Menu How Launcher
  6. How-to Install Google-Chrome Browser on Linux Fedora:

    Installing Chrome for Fedora

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