firefox − a free and open source web browser from Mozilla
firefox [OPTIONS] [url]
See http://support.mozilla.com/ for help using the browser. This manpage only describes how to run it.
Prints the command line options.
Starts firefox in a debugger.
Specify the debugger in which to start firefox. The default is gdb. Used in conjunction with -g.
Specify arguments to pass to the debugger. Used in conjunction with -g.
Don’t connect to any other running instances of firefox. Use this if you want to run firefox in an entirely new process. By default, firefox will delegate a command to an already running instance.
Start the profilemanager. Use this to choose the profile you would like to run firefox with. You will need to also use −no−remote if there is already a running firefox instance.
Start firefox with the profile named profile. Will start the profile manager if a valid profile name is not specified. You will need to also use −no−remote if there is already a running firefox instance.
Start firefox in safe-mode. This disables all third-party extensions, and may be necessary if you are having problems with an extension you installed.
Open url in a new tab.
Open url in a new window.
Print the current version of firefox.
Start firefox with the specified locale locale. Use this to override your environment
Open the preferences dialog.
Start firefox in private browsing mode
Toggle private browsing mode
Set firefox as the default web browser
Search for term with your default search engine
Open the Error console. If firefox is not already running, this will open a new browser window too