How to install firefox on Linux


How to you install the new ( version of firefox to fedora 6 Linux?  I have ver 1.5 now. I think it was installed when I installed linux.  

I downloaded the file called  firefox- from and I extracted it and now there are a bunch of files and directories but no apparent setup or install file.  If I go to "Add/Remove Software" in the Gnome menu in the fedora GUI, it has only firefox version 1.5.

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SStoryConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Hmm... yeah I looked.  It appears that source is the way to go with Linux. ;)

How about something like
yum install firefox


yum install firefox-2.0

from the command prompt.

Does this work?  I've installed other libraries like this and it magically went and got it and compiled it for me.  Really nice...

If not, I honestly don't know. Sorry.
I'm no Linux Expert--still learning, but depending on the version, you use

yum or rpm to do installs  


What you downloaded are source files.  If you want a setup you need to download a binary for fedora 6 instead.
tayloenicAuthor Commented:

Thanks for your reply.  Would you happen to know where to go to get a binary version of foxfire 2003?  The download site at only provides the source files that I already downloaded.  It seems like they would provide a little instruction about how to compile source.  Normally you just enter ./configure and then make and then make install.  That does not work in this case.  Linux can certainly be an adventure!

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