Install Firefox 31.0 On Ubuntu / CentOS / OpenSUSE

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In this Tutorial I will show you how to install the Firefox 31 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS /12.04 LTS, LinuxMint 15 / Fedora 20 / 19 / CentOS 6.X / 7.x , OpenMandriva & OpenSUSE

Firefox a most commonly used browsers by everyone and one of the standard browsers too.It is an opensource browser and it is developed by mozilla corporation and mozilla Foundation and  available for Multiple Operating systems (ie) Windows,Linux,Mac OSX. 

Firefox Released its new stable Version 31 on 22nd July 2014

New Features in Firefox 30.0
  • Add the search field to the new tab page
  • mozilla::pkix as default certificate verifier
  • OdinMonkey: Use backtracking allocator for asm.js style code
  • Integration of generational garbage collection
  • Partial implementation of the OpenType MATH table
  • audio/video .ogg and .pdf files handled by Firefox if no application specified
  • Removal of the CAPS infrastructure for specifying site-specific permissions (via capability.policy.* preferences). Most notably, attempts to use this functionality to grant access to the clipboard will no longer work. The sole exception is the checkloaduri permission, which may still be used as before to allow sites to load file:// URIs and much more.....
Installation Steps

Method 1 (For Debian based systems)
Best and easy way is to upgrade firefox by updating the Repository.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
Method  2

Step 1:Download The Latest Version of Firefox 31 from their FTP using wget

For 32 bit systems
wget ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/31.0/linux-i686/en-US/firefox-31.0.tar.bz2
For 64 bit systems
wget ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/31.0/linux-x86_64/en-US/firefox-31.0.tar.bz2
Step 2: Extract the tar package
tar -xjf firefox-31.0.tar.bz2
Step 3: Move the Firefox31folder to opt
Remove the Older version of firefox if it's there
sudo rm -rf  /opt/firefox
sudo mv firefox /opt/firefox31
Step 4: Create Symbolic link for New Firefox as default
sudo ln -s /opt/firefox31/firefox /usr/bin/firefox
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