How To Update Firefox in Redhat Linux

Follow the steps below to update firefox in Red Hat Linux
  • First download the latest firefox rpm or tar file for red hat Linux
  • Backup your old firefox
To backup your firefox follow the steps below
copy the old firefox directory from lib directory
i.e., graphically     computer\file system\usr\lib\firefox

Now you need to remove the old firefox from your system follow the below steps
  • Go to Applications
  • Add/Remove Software
  • Package Manager dialog box opens
  • Select search
  • Type firefox to find 
  • Select radio button of Installed packages
  • Click on search
  • Result will display the installed firefox package in your system
  • Now uncheck the check box against the installed firefox package
  • Click on apply.
Your old firefox is removed from your system. Now you need to install the latest firefox in your system. To install it just follow the below steps :::
  • Go to the tar firefox file
  • Write click on it and select Extract Here
  • Now copy the extracted firefox directory to    computer\file system\usr\lib 
  • Open copied firefox directory
  • now run the firefox file not the 
  • your new firefox will be installed in a few seconds.
How To Update Firefox in Redhat Linux How To Update Firefox in Redhat Linux Reviewed by Mani on November 26, 2011 Rating: 5

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