Install / Upgrade Firefox 17.x on RHEL / CentOS / 5.x / 32-Bit / 64-Bit / X86_64 / Linux


This how will show you the way to Installing / Upgrading  Firefox 17 on RHEL and CentOS 5.x Linux.

In RHEL 5.x and CentOS 5.x there is very Old Firefox version is available, So It is possible that you will not able to use some of the Latest Web based Features from Faebook, Gmail, twitter and LinkedIn.

So To run the Latest Web Based Features, We have to make sure our Firefox version should be Latest and Updated, As of Now there is Firefox 17 is available for the CentOS / RHEL 6.x. We will be Installing / Upgrading the Firefox using YUM.


Firefox 17.x on RHEL5
Firefox 17.x on RHEL5


Please perform following steps to Install Mozilla Firefox on RHEL / CentOS / 5.x :-

Step 1 :- You need to be Root to Install / Upgrade Firefox 17 on RHEL / CentOS / 5.x :-

Step 2 :- Make sure Internet is Direct or You should be able to use Yum for external Repositories from Command Line.

Step 3 :- Close All Firefox Sessions.

Step 4 :- Execute Following Command to Move Existing Repositories to Another Directory to Avoid Package Conflicts.

[root@linux-support-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# mv /etc/yum.repos.d/*.repo /root

Step 5 :- Download and Configure the Repository for Firefox 17 :-

[root@linux-support-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# wget -c
[root@linux-support-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# mv firefox_tejas_barot.repo /etc/yum.repos.d/

Step 6 :- Execute Following Command to Start Installing / Upgrading Firefox 17 on RHEL / CentOS / 5.x 

[root@linux-support-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# yum install -y firefox

Step 7 :- Once Above Process is successfully completed, You will able to use firefox.

Step 8 :- Remove the Firefox Repository and Restore you Previous Repositories.

[root@linux-support-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# rm -rf /etc/yum.repost.d/firefox_tejas_barot.repo
[root@linux-support-ahmedabad-tejas-barot ~]# mv /root/*.repo /etc/yum.repos.d/

That’s IT.

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Howto: Remove Duplicate Messages/E-Mails from IMAP/POP | Linux Desktop E-Mail Client | Thunderbird


This post is some what different from my other posts. This is Regarding Most Famous E-Mail Client in Linux. Thunderbird.

Thunderbird is very famous Desktop E-Mail client in Linux, and Most of the Linux User’s Uses the most. I like about thunderbird is that it got very easy interface to use and Most thing which i like is very nice Extensions are available for Thunderbird.

Today I am going to demonstrate one Extension from Thunderbird which might helps you some where.

A few days back, I got issue of Duplicate emails and I received so many duplicate e-mails to my INBOX. and I was just thinking that How do i delete those emails and Just One Search inside Thunderbird Extensions Page solved my issue.


I am so much impressed with the Extensions and thought to share this may it helps to those who stuck with DUPLICATE emails.

Just Install One Thunderbird Extension to Remove Duplicate Emails and Your Issue solved.

Mozilla Thunderbird Version:- 13.0.1

Extension Name :- Remove Duplicate Messages (Alternate)

Version :- 0.3.7

I don’t say above requirement is must but it worked successfully for Above Versions.

To Install this Extension, Please go through Following Instructions. 

1) Open Mozilla Thunderbird

2) Click on Tools -> Add-ons

3) Click on Get Add-Ons 

4) On Right Side Search Bar, Type Remove Duplicate Messages (Alternate)

Remove Duplicate Messages POP/IMAP
Thunderbird Remove Duplicate Messages

5) Click on Found Result and Click on INSTALL.

6) Once Installation Complete Successfully, Restart your Mozilla Thunderbird 

7) To Verify Installation, Right Click on INBOX or Any E-Mail Folders You will see Remove Duplicates…. . Have a look at Below Screen shot.

Remove Duplicate E-Mails - Thunderbird
Remove Duplicates – Thunderbird


8) That’s IT. Done. Now You can Easily Search and Remove Duplicate emails.

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