[CentOS] Firefox 7 on CentOS 5

Wed Oct 5 13:59:53 UTC 2011
Lars Hecking <lhecking at users.sourceforge.net>

Wade Hampton writes:
> Anyone have any luck running updated Firefox
> on CentOS 5?  We have CentOS 5 workstations
> and need to update their Firefox but it dumps
> core even when using the libstdc++ from Fedora 9.
> I would like anything stable and secure beyond
> Firefox 3 but can't find tarballs for anything
> other than 7.0.1.
> CentOS 5.5 i386 w/ updates
> firefox-7.0.1.tar.bz2
> libstdc++-4.3.0-8.i386.rpm from Fedora 9

 Yes, this combination works fine here. Except, I'm using it on 5.7 with
 the x86_64 version of everything. Make sure to rename the stdc++ library
 to libstdc++.so.6 and drop it into the top firefox installation directory
 where the binary and the bulk of the .so libs live.