Firefox installation

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  • Install it via
 cd $SBSOFTDIR/opt
 tar xzvf firefox-<version>.tar.gz
  • Link it to the bin dir
 ln -s $SBSOFTDIR/opt/firefox/firefox $SBSOFTDIR/bin/
  • make a softlink to the java plugin
 ln -s \
  /etc/alternatives/firefox-javaplugin.so \
  $SBOFTDIR/opt/firefox/plugins/
  • install the macromedia flash plugin
    • download install_flash_player_7_linux.tar.gz
 tar xzvf install_flash_player_7_linux.tar.gz
 cp install_flash_player_7_linux/flashplayer.xpt $SBSOFTDIR/opt/firefox/plugins/
 cp install_flash_player_7_linux/libflashplayer.so $SBSOFTDIR/opt/firefox/plugins/