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how do I install the lastest upgrade to firfox on a Linux os

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I downloaded the lastest version of firefox but don't know what to do next in order to use this new version.,


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Additional System Details

Installed Plug-ins

  • -Shockwave Flash 9.0 r115
  • mplayerplug-in 3.45Video Player Plug-in for QuickTime, RealPlayer and Windows Media Player streams using MPlayer JavaScript Enabled and Using GTK2 Widgets
  • The Adobe Reader plugin is used to enable viewing of PDF and FDF files from within the browser.
  • Java(TM) Plug-in 1.5.0_10

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.8.1.11) Gecko/20071127 Firefox/2.0.0.11

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the-edmeister
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Does your Linux distro meet Firefox 3.6 system requirements? http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/system-requirements.html

Most Linux distros that came with Firefox 2.0 versions need an update of the GTK package, at least. Overall, you are probably better off upgrading your version of Linux to take advantage of the improvements made in the last couple years, rather do a piecemeal update of specific packages.

Here are the instructions for installing Firefox on Linux. https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Installing+Firefox+on+Linux

Does your Linux distro meet Firefox 3.6 system requirements? http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/system-requirements.html Most Linux distros that came with Firefox 2.0 versions need an update of the GTK package, at least. Overall, you are probably better off upgrading your version of Linux to take advantage of the improvements made in the last couple years, rather do a piecemeal update of specific packages. Here are the instructions for installing Firefox on Linux. https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Installing+Firefox+on+Linux