Sunday, August 1, 2010

Howto: firefox flash upgrade in linux

Upgrading of firefox flash plugin on linux.

1. Download flash plugin file from adobe website.

2. Select tar.gz for linux.

3. Unzip the downloaded file.

4. Copy the to /usr/lib/firefox/plugins/

5. Fire the browser firefox & check the youtube.

Watch it.. Enjoy!!!

Howto:Firefox upgrade in linux

Question :  How to upgrade my firefox in linux? 

Note1 :- You can do easily do the upgrade your firefox browser, After doing you may loose your bookmarks, browsing history and firefox plugins,extensions.

Note2 :- Before upgrading your browser better make backup of your bookmarks.

Question : How to backup of bookmarks in firefox.

Click on bookmarks --> Organize Bookmarks (Ctrl+Shift+O) --> Click on Import and Backup --> Select Export Html

The backed-up html file will be stored in your browser specified directory.

Question :- How to install new firefox?

Run the following commands as 'ROOT'

1. Download new firefox.

2. Unzip the downloaded file using following commands.

tar -xjf filename.tar.bz2

3. Backup your old firefox directory to firefox-backup

4. Copy the unzipped firefox directory to /usr/lib/firefox

5. Check the version of browser by firing firefox browser

Help --> About Mozilla Firefox

Now you have upgraded your browser. Happy Browsing.. :-)