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linux will not let me upgrade my firefox,what can I do to upgrade?

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I have pc Linux os and has firefox 3.6,I want to up grade to latest firefox. but Linux won't let me,how can I upgrade my browser? Thank you,Lon.

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Go to this website- for the latest linux version- You are going to want: firefox-19.0.2.tar.bz2 download and open with archive manager.

Firefox is open source so it should (and usually does) work well with linux. let us know if that helps!

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Judging from the 3.6.6 and 2010 in your UA you likely have the old 2010.07 version as shown on

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv: Gecko/20100628 PCLinuxOS/ (2010) Firefox/3.6.6

This big issue is you may have some dependencies issues due to having older necessary packages installed.