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HI, I downloaded firefox-15.0.1.tar.bz2 onto my Downloads directory. I unzip the file, cd /home/myname/Downlaods/firefox and do ./firefox command firefox starts but the version of firefox if 3.6.3 Can someone tell ...
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    firefox 15 in fedora14


    HI, I downloaded firefox-15.0.1.tar.bz2 onto my Downloads directory.
    I unzip the file, cd /home/myname/Downlaods/firefox
    and do ./firefox command
    firefox starts but the version of firefox if 3.6.3

    Can someone tell me how to remove the older firefox version and install version 15.

    thanks

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    You have symlink latest version. First of all, cd to Download folder and execute firefox command. Check if latest version works fine or not.
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    cd ~/Downloads/firefox
    firefox
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    No, I got firefox version 3.6.3.

    here are the contents of

    /home/Pom/Downloads/firefox folder:

    Code:
    rwxr-xr-x   9 Pom Pom     4096 Sep  5 13:22 .
    drwxrwxrwx. 25 Pom Pom     4096 Oct  5 16:44 ..
    -rw-r--r--   1 Pom Pom      463 Sep  5 13:22 application.ini
    -rw-r--r--   1 Pom Pom    23999 Sep  5 13:22 blocklist.xml
    drwxr-xr-x   3 Pom Pom     4096 Sep  5 13:22 chrome
    -rw-r--r--   1 Pom Pom       36 Sep  5 13:22 chrome.manifest
    drwxr-xr-x   2 Pom Pom     4096 Sep  5 13:22 components
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom   135356 Sep  5 13:22 crashreporter
    -rw-r--r--   1 Pom Pom     4003 Sep  5 13:22 crashreporter.ini
    -rw-r--r--   1 Pom Pom      783 Sep  5 13:22 crashreporter-override.ini
    drwxr-xr-x   3 Pom Pom     4096 Sep  5 13:22 defaults
    -rw-r--r--   1 Pom Pom      142 Sep  5 13:22 dependentlibs.list
    drwxr-xr-x   2 Pom Pom     4096 Sep  5 13:22 dictionaries
    drwxr-xr-x   3 Pom Pom     4096 Sep  5 13:22 extensions
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom    86800 Sep  5 13:22 firefox
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom    86804 Sep  5 13:22 firefox-bin
    drwxr-xr-x   2 Pom Pom     4096 Sep  5 13:22 icons
    -rw-r--r--   1 Pom Pom      478 Sep  5 13:22 libfreebl3.chk
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom   307868 Sep  5 13:22 libfreebl3.so
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom     6064 Sep  5 13:22 libmozalloc.so
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom   633772 Sep  5 13:22 libmozsqlite3.so
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom   190992 Sep  5 13:22 libnspr4.so
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom   873220 Sep  5 13:22 libnss3.so
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom   398748 Sep  5 13:22 libnssckbi.so
    -rw-r--r--   1 Pom Pom      478 Sep  5 13:22 libnssdbm3.chk
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom   122728 Sep  5 13:22 libnssdbm3.so
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom   100008 Sep  5 13:22 libnssutil3.so
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom    13712 Sep  5 13:22 libplc4.so
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom    10636 Sep  5 13:22 libplds4.so
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom   124200 Sep  5 13:22 libsmime3.so
    -rw-r--r--   1 Pom Pom      478 Sep  5 13:22 libsoftokn3.chk
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom   193356 Sep  5 13:22 libsoftokn3.so
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom   185136 Sep  5 13:22 libssl3.so
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom    12244 Sep  5 13:22 libxpcom.so
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom 24448136 Sep  5 13:22 libxul.so
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom    85348 Sep  5 13:22 mozilla-xremote-client
    -rw-r--r--   1 Pom Pom  7542178 Sep  5 13:22 omni.ja
    -rw-r--r--   1 Pom Pom      137 Sep  5 13:22 platform.ini
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom    76960 Sep  5 13:22 plugin-container
    -rw-r--r--   1 Pom Pom     1738 Sep  5 13:22 precomplete
    -rw-r--r--   1 Pom Pom    35578 Sep  5 13:22 removed-files
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom     8915 Sep  5 13:22 run-mozilla.sh
    drwxr-xr-x   2 Pom Pom     4096 Sep  5 13:22 searchplugins
    -rw-r--r--   1 Pom Pom      825 Sep  5 13:22 Throbber-small.gif
    -rwxr-xr-x   1 Pom Pom   144004 Sep  5 13:22 updater
    -rw-r--r--   1 Pom Pom      681 Sep  5 13:22 updater.ini
    -rw-r--r--   1 Pom Pom      132 Sep  5 13:22 update-settings.ini
    Last edited by jayd512; 10-06-2012 at 06:24 AM. Reason: Added [code] tags

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    I think I know why I kep getting the older firefox version. I think I have to upgrade my fedora to a higher version first.

    thanks for your time

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    Fedora 14 hit EoL in December of 2011. It's repos are now going offline.

    Upgrading to a newer version of Fedora, such as 16 or 17, would give you access to newer software including Firefox 15+ via yum.
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