Firefox 35 has been released for Systems and Android on January 13, 2015 with various bug fixes and updates. Below is the list of few changes which is made in Firefox 35. Read more details about this release of Firefox.
What’s New in Firefox 35
- Firefox Hello with new rooms-based conversations model
- New search UI improved and enabled for more locales
- Improved handling of dynamic styling changes to increase responsiveness
- Improved high quality image resizing performance
- and various bug fixes…
This article will help you to install Firefox 35 on CentOS, RHEL Systems. This article will use Firefox 35 source code available for Linux systems, which doesn’t required any compilation etc. We need to just extract the archived file and start using it.
Remove Existing Version’s
First remove any existing version of Firefox from your system if installed using rpm. Redhat based system use following command.
# yum remove firefox
Downloading Latest Firefox Archive
Download the latest Firefox archive from here (32 bit) and here (64 bit). At the time of last update of this article Firefox 35 is the latest version available. Download Firefox 35 source code as per your system architecture using one of following commands.
# cd /usr/local # wget http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/35.0/linux-i686/en-US/firefox-35.0.tar.bz2
# cd /usr/local # wget http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/35.0/linux-x86_64/en-US/firefox-35.0.tar.bz2
Extract Archive on System
After downloading latest version of Firefox archive on your system, let’s extract is un
# tar xvjf firefox-35.0.tar.bz2
Firefox source is completely pre compiled and we don’t have to do anything to make it running on system. We just need to create a soft-link of Firefox binary file to systems bin directory to make it accessible from anywhere in system.
# ln -s /usr/local/firefox/firefox /usr/bin/firefox
Now start Firefox using following command from linux terminal.
# firefox &