Sunday, October 4, 2009

Installing Firefox 3.5 in X windows(ubuntu, kubuntu,Xubuntu)

I am sure that you all are exited to use firefox 3.5 . What to do if we are in ubuntu. Here is a simple way to get the new firefox 3.5 in your ubuntu. first take Terminal(in kubuntu it is konsole ), type the following commands /tmp

2.wget ""

3.tar xvf firefox-*.bz2

4.sudo cp -r firefox /usr/lib/firefox-3.5

5.sudo mv /usr/bin/firefox /usr/bin/firefox.old

6.sudo ln -s /usr/lib/firefox-3.5/firefox /usr/bin/firefox-3.5

7.sudo ln -s /usr/bin/firefox-3.5 /usr/bin/firefox

8.Close Firefox and then reopen. You should now be running Firefox 3.5.

If you’d like to switch back to your previous version of Firefox, run the following commands from Terminal:

1.sudo mv /usr/bin/firefox /usr/bin/firefox.bak

2.sudo mv /usr/bin/firefox.old /usr/bin/firefox

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