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|Installing Firefox 3.0|
|Desktop Apps Training - Firefox 3.0|
Firefox 3.0 offers a variety of fixes, features and improvements over both its previous versions and the competition. After 28 months of development the new Gecko 1.9 Web rendering platform has Firefox 3.0 off to a good start. Also increased security, ease of use, and personality features aren't hurting it either. You can Download a beta 2 version of Firefox 3.0 at the mozilla.org website in 25 different languages.
The first step of installing Firefox 3.0 is download it. Select save to disk. I've chosen to download it to the Desktop
Next we see the firefox-3.ob2.tar.bz2 file download status
Here our file appears on the Desktop.
Now you can use the commands below to extract the firefox-3.ob2.tar.bz2 file. Next enter the root password.
Now the Terminal should display the files being unpackaged similar to the image below.
Next close all programs and restart your system. After restarting open the Terminal by selecting Applications-Accessories-Terminal
Firefox 3.0 may ask you if you'd like to make it your default browser. You can check the option box and have Firefox always check to make sure it is the default web browser.
If you have any questions or are having problems with the Firefox 3.0 install post your questions in the BeginLinux Forum.