FIREFOX

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS

NAME

firefox − a free and open source web browser from Mozilla

SYNOPSIS

firefox [OPTIONS] [url]

DESCRIPTION

See http://support.mozilla.com/ for help using the browser. This manpage only describes how to run it.

OPTIONS

−h, −−help

Prints the command line options.

−g, −−debug

Starts firefox in a debugger.

−d, −−debugger

Specify the debugger in which to start firefox. The default is gdb. Used in conjunction with -g.

−a, −−debugger−args

Specify arguments to pass to the debugger. Used in conjunction with -g.

−no−remote

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.

−ProfileManager

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.

−P profile

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.

−safe−mode

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.

−new−tab url

Open url in a new tab.

−new−window url

Open url in a new window.

−v, −version

Print the current version of firefox.

−UILocale locale

Start firefox with the specified locale locale. Use this to override your environment

−preferences

Open the preferences dialog.

−private

Start firefox in private browsing mode

−private−toggle

Toggle private browsing mode

−setDefaultBrowser

Set firefox as the default web browser

−search term

Search for term with your default search engine

−jsconsole

Open the Error console. If firefox is not already running, this will open a new browser window too


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