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Installing Firefox in Linux ( RHEL 5 )

Hi,
This is a simple method to install firefox in redhat Enterprise Linux 5
It also support all linux operating systems
Step 1 : Download Firefox from here http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/firefox.html
Step 2 : Extract files on desktop
Step 3 : Copy extracted ( firefox ) folder to /usr/local/share  [ Storing location is your wish ]
Step 4 : That's all. You made it. Now just double click 'firefox' inside firefox folder.
Step 5 : Open with terminal , It ask for default browser. Made it as default and creat a shortcut.

Updating Firefox in Linux ( Simple method )

Step 1 : Just download new version of Firefox from mozilla.com

Step 2 : Downloaded file in .tar.bz2 extension.

Step 3 : Extract .tat.bz2 file in desktop

Step 4 : Copy all files from extracted folder

Step 5 : Paste into
/usr/lib/firefox_you current_version folder

Step 6 : Rename this folder with new version ( Not important )

Step 7 : Run Firefox (Your desktop shortcut is enough to do it )

Step 8 : Now Firefox will upgrade


Enjoy new updated version.

It's not proper way to install Firefox in Linux.

It works very well in RHEL5