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There are loads of posts on this and they all miss out a couple of pieces of information

How ?
Well I downloaded the latest firefox fromfedora's update page, then I ran: (as root)

rpm -ev firefox

then from the directory I downloaded firefox to:

rpm -ivh --nodeps firefox-VERSION-.i386.rpm

What happens Next ?
The first time I ran it, I got a pop up complaining about an install.rdf, I ignored this, and firefox loaded fine, but without any of my extensions in my profile. I then closed firefox, and the second time it ran by extension loaded :-) ..... finally I noticed that the beagle index extension wasn't loaded, so within firefox, I did a file open

/usr/lib64/beagle/beagle.xpi

and that seemed to do the job - Bring on the Java & Flashy plug-in goodness

rgds,

Nick

 
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