I was getting the error message as "XPCOMGlue Load error for file /opt/firefox/libxul.so/" Lower level libraries that Firefox depends on aren't being kept up to later enough versions that the newer versions of Firefox are being compiled against.
This is typically the case with long term releases.
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So, just to know, is 17.0.1 the maximum version of firefox that I can install in RHEL 5.6 system?
I uninstalled the firefox and tried to install it without the package repository.
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You don't need EPEL to install or run firefox, it's part of the base Cent OS repositories.
If you want to install Firefox outside of the Linux package manager, below is an explanation of how to do that.
If you want to install the latest Firefox version and keep it up-to-date going forward, rather than relying on the Ubuntu package manager, below are the steps to do that.
got stumped again :( // rpm file for RHEL 4 sh-3.00$ sudo rpm -Uvh wmx-6pl1-18.fc9.i386Password: warning: wmx-6pl1-18.fc9.i386.rpm: V3 DSA...
its recursively askin for some dependencies and at one point it says some version conflict or incompatibility. its recursively askin for some dependencies and at one point it says some version conflict or incompatibility.
So you're essentially stuck on this older version until Mozilla releases a newer version built with the older libraries support.