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Simultaneously running different Firefox profiles

Terminal - Simultaneously running different Firefox profiles
firefox -P <profile_name> -no-remote
2010-08-25 19:14:10
User: mariusbutuc
Simultaneously running different Firefox profiles

After running

firefox -ProfileManager

and creating several different profiles, use this command to run multiple Firefox profiles simultaneously.


There are 6 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
firefox -ProfileManager -no-remote
2010-10-08 14:40:18

If you need to create a profile and are already running Firefox, you don't need to close it to do it. Also, if you don't know the exact name of the profile, this would allow you to pick from a list.

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What others think

I use the -no-remote option myself to run multiple Firefox profiles independently. Be aware, though, that "Flash cookies", since they're effectively independent of the browser, are shared across multiple profiles. Run this command:

find $HOME -name '*.sol'

to find "Flash cookies" on your machine.

Comment by quintic 266 weeks and 6 days ago

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