Monday, July 11, 2011

Firefox 5.0 Linux

Firefox 5.0 has released on June 21 and sure already available for download from Mozilla. The Firefox 5 beta and the new faster update cycle that Mozilla has adopted to keep up with the new kid on the block, Google Chrome. Now the final version of Firefox 5 is available for download for Windows, Mac and Linux users. If you wanto install the version, you must choose the platform meet with your OS.

The facilities offered by the new browser include:

  • support for CSS animation, offering web developers the ability to include text slides in browser
  • integration with Google Search services
  • add-blocker to block popup windows
  • “find as you type” feature useful as you type text
  • sandboxing technology for a secure execution of potentially hazardous components of web pages
How to install Firefox 5.0 for Linux?

  • Download the released here
  • Extract the firefox-5.0.tar.bz2 installer and place it into the /opt ( I prefer to save my aplication into the /opt) folder with this command from the GNU/Linux (ubuntu) shell :
sudo tar xjf firefox-5.0.tar.bz2 -C /opt

  • Create Launcher with the target is /opt/firefox/firefox to launch the new firefox 5.0 from the Desktop
Firefox 5.0Firefox 5.0 Linux
Having fun with the generation of firefox browser.

No comments:

Post a Comment