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How can I manually update Firefox?

[see http://wiki.mozilla.org/Software_Update:Manually_Installing_a_MAR_file]

  1. Download MAR file from http://releases.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/<ver>/update/
    [each <ver> dir allows to update from PREVOIUS version to <ver>, use cumulative to fully update, or "complete" versions]
  2. Use the firefox updater (in FC5 it's in /usr/lib/firefox-1.5.0.4/updater ) in the directory you placed the MAR files (note: this is a "work directory", may leave files...) and run:
    updater <MARfile> 0
Last updated on 2006-10-07 15:00:00 -0800, by Shalom Craimer

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