Install Mozilla Firefox 3.6 (3.6.13) on Fedora Linux

This is guide, howto install Mozilla Firefox 3.6 versions (currently 3.6.13) on Fedora 12 using Yum. Firefox 3.6 stable installation works also with older Fedora Linux versions, like f11, f10.

Note: Fedora 13 and Fedora 14 already has Firefox 3.6 as default browser

Install Mozilla Firefox 3.6 Stable Version on Fedora Linux Using Remi Repository

1. Change to root User

2. Enable Remi Repository

3. Check Available Firefox versions

4. Update or Install Firefox 3.6 Stable Version

Screenshot: Firefox 3.6 on Fedora 12

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13 Comments

  1. Thanks a lot!!!
    I really appreciate this info

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  2. Thanks too. I installed firefox 3 via remi repo before going away for awhile and long since forgetting the correct procedure.

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  3. Thanks for this post.. But how to install on Centos 5

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  4. You rock man! Thanks for this helpful command

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  5. You rocked!! finally after long search i got my firefox..thnx a lot..

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  6. Hi
    Am getting this error message
    yum –enablerepo=remi list firefox
    Loaded plugins: presto, refresh-packagekit
    adobe-linux-i386 | 951 B 00:00
    Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: fedora. Please verify its path and try again

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    • Hi niki,

      Is fedora repository working without remi repository?

      Try simply following:

      If not then please post /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora.repo file content?

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  7. simply the best!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  8. i appreciate this websie. This helps so much.

    i have a small suggestion here .

    ]# yum –enablerepo=remi install firefox
    if error came like dependancy yelp or devhelp for gecko-libs
    try this
    ]# yum -y update
    and then
    ]# yum –enablerepo=remi install firefox

    it will work fine.

    Thanks 4 ur time.

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  9. Thanks a lot.

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  10. thanks a lot brother
    you are the men

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  11. Hi ,

    Thanks a lot to sharing the package installation.

    Nicely explained.

    Regards,
    Mahesh.K

    Reply

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