Install Firefox 5 on Fedora 15/14/13 - Comment Page: 1

New Guide, Howto Install Firefox 6 on Fedora 15/14/13/12/11 >> Mozilla Firefox 5 is released and this is guide, howto install Firefox 5 on Fedora 15, Fedora 14 and Fedora 13 using YUM. It’s important to take backups of all Firefox profiles before install, because this major version upgrade and can behave in any unpredictable way. What's new in Firefox 5 Support for CSS animations The Do-Not-Track header preference has been moved to increase discoverability Tuned HTTP idle connection logic for increased performance Improved canvas, JavaScript, memory, and networking performance Improved standards support for HTML5, XHR, MathML, SMIL, and canvas Improved spell checking for...

9 comments on “Install Firefox 5 on Fedora 15/14/13 - Comment Page: 1

    1. I the following error:

      Error: Package: gjs-0.7.14-3.fc15.i686 (@koji-override-0/$releasever)
      Requires: gecko-libs(x86-32) = 2.0.1
      Removing: xulrunner-2.0.1-1.fc15.i686 (@koji-override-0/$releasever)
      gecko-libs(x86-32) = 2.0.1-1
      Updated By: xulrunner-5.0-2.fc15.i686 (updates)
      gecko-libs(x86-32) = 5.0-1
      You could try using –skip-broken to work around the problem
      ** Found 165 pre-existing rpmdb problem(s), ‘yum check’ output follows:

      skip-broken does not allow the install to complete.

      I just installed fedora 15 today, updated the software from the software update panel, installed chrome, then attempted to install firefox with the above instructions.

      • Hi Trevor,

        Please post following command output:

        yum repolist
    2. Great post! Very informative and easy to follow. It is almost a month later and I just found out that Firefox 5 was final! Thanks again for all your help.

    3. thanks for these information i use fedora13 tried and just done quick…


    4. Do you know where I can find the thunderbird 5 rpm to fedora 13?

      • Hi bgr,

        I think Thunderbird 5 is coming on Remi repos, but it’s not available yet.

        Btw. it’s highly recommend to update at least Fedora 14. :)

    5. thanks men, it works for me

    6. TB5 is available on Remi. At least as of this comment. I just loaded it.


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