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HowTo Install firefox-8.0.tar.bz2 in Linux

I have downloaded Firefox version 8.0 file from mozilla ftp/web site. The name of file is firefox-8.0.tar.bz2. How do I install firefox-8.0.tar.bz2 in Linux? What about my old bookmarks and add-ons. I am going to lose them?
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nginx: Send HTTP User Agent Requests To Specific Backend Server

I've tons of images, css and javascript hosted at backend server IP and How do I make sure nginx reverse proxy load balancer always send all http_user_agent requests coming from "Mozilla" to server and MSIE to server only?
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Howto: Update firefox on Linux

Q. My Firefox version is and I'd like to update the same to latest version. How do I upgrade my Firefox on Linux?

A. You can easily upgrade firefox on Linux.

Please note that installing Firefox 2 will overwrite your existing installation of Firefox. You won't lose any of your bookmarks or browsing history, but some of your extensions and other add-ons might not work until updates for them are made available.

Update Firefox on Ubuntu / Debian Linux

You can use APT package handling utility i.e. apt-get command. You can also use a GUI package tool called Update Manager:
Just type the following two commands at terminal:
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install firefox

You can also use GUI tool: Click on System > Administration > Update Manger > Click on Check button see for updates

Update Firefox on Fedora / Redhat / CentOS Linux

Use yum tool or gui tool for the same purpose:
# yum update
# yum update firefox

Update firefox from official Mozilla site

You can download firefox from official website. Just follow these firefox installation instructions.

FTP site at osuosl to download Linux ISO / Software

Q. Can you give me FTP site address at osuosl, so that I can download Linux ISO and other software?

A. The Open Source Lab (osuosl) facilitates open source communities and the development and distribution of Open Source Software (OSS). They provide hosting projects and developing software via their web site. The Open Source Lab is a group at Oregon State University dedicated to supporting and developing Open Source software. A wide range of projects are hosted at the lab including Gentoo, Mozilla, Debian, Freenode etc.

osuosl FTP site

Visit ftp site to download Ubuntu, Apache, Slackware, Gentoo, and other OSS software.

How do I backup Thunderbird mail and profile under Linux?

Q.I'm Ubuntu Linux user and I'd like to keep backup of my email and mail settings. How do I backup Thunderbird mail and profile under any Linux distribution?
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