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Firefox 32 has been released for Systems and Android on Sept 02, 2014 with various bug fixes and updates. Below is the list of few changes which is made in Firefox 32. Read more details about this release of Firefox.

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What’s New in Firefox 32

  • New HTTP cache provides improved performance including crash recovery.
  • Integration of generational garbage collection.
  • Public key pinning support enabled.
  • View historical use information for logins stored in password manager.
  • Display the number of found items in the find toolbar .
  • Easier back, forward, reload, and bookmarking through the context menu.
  • Lower Sorbian [dsb] locale added.
  • and various bug fixes…

This article will help you to install Firefox 32 on CentOS, RHEL, Ubuntu, LinuxMint systems. This article will use Firefox 31 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.

Step 1: Download Firefox 32 Archive

Download the Firefox 32 source code as per your system platform using one of following set of commands.

For 32-Bit Systems

# cd /usr/local
# wget http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/32.0/linux-i686/en-US/firefox-32.0.tar.bz2

For 64-Bit Systems

# cd /usr/local
# wget http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/32.0/linux-x86_64/en-US/firefox-32.0.tar.bz2

Step 2: Extract Archive

Extract the downloaded archive file on your system using following command.

# tar xvjf firefox-32.0.tar.bz2

Step 3: Configure Firefox

To install firefox we don’t need to make any installation, We just need to create a softlink 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 command line

 # firefox

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