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

March 5, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install the Latest Firefox on Fedora 18 Linux

The Guide Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install the Latest Firefox 71 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 Coexists Perfectly with the Eventual Others Firefox Versions Existing on System, 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 the 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 the Latest Firefox on Fedora 18 KDE - Extract
  3. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install the Latest Firefox on Fedora 18 KDE - KDE4 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-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

  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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